No. Washington Habitat provides qualifying families the opportunity to purchase affordable homes.
Homes are 2, 3 or 4 bedrooms with 1 1/2 baths.
Homeowners pay NO interest on their mortgages, saving them an average of $125,000 over the life of their mortgage.
Washington Habitat relies on the support of sponsors, donors, and volunteers to help build homes, saving the homebuyer in labor and materials.
Washington Habitat has built a total of 24 houses in Franklinton, Bogalusa and Angie.
Washington Habitat homes are for first-time homebuyers who meet specific qualifications to ensure success.
Homebuyers are expected to invest 250 sweat-equity hours in building his/her home and attend at least 12 homeowner education classes.
Monthly mortgage payments typically are less than 30% of the partner family’s monthly income.