Family Selection Criteria – Need

Need

  1. You will be considered for a Habitat home if your present housing is not adequate and if you are unable to obtain adequate housing through other conventional means. Lack of adequate housing may include problems with the present structure: water, electric or sewage service systems; or failute to meet city property maintenance standards. Also taken into consideration the the member, the ages and the sex of children compared to the number of bedrooms in your home.
  2. The percentage of your monthly income that you currently spend on housing is considered to determine need. You will be required to openly and fully discuss your financial situation with a Habitat interviewer.
  3. You must currently live in Henry County
  4. You and your family will be considered if your total income is not over 60% of the Henry County median family income using 2012 figures. For example:

Family Size

Gross Annual Income Minimum

Gross Annual Income Maximum

One $11,950 $23,900
Two $13,650 $27,300
Three $15,350 $30,700
Four $17,050 $34,100
Five $18,450 $36,900
Six $19,800 $39,600
Seven $21,150 $42,300
Eight $22,550 $45,100

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