Archive for Thursday, December 8, 2011

Habitat for Humanity seeks home applicants

December 8, 2011

Heartland Habitat for Humanity will have in informational meeting Saturday, Dec. 10, for those interested in partnering will the organization for an affordable home in Johnson, Wyandotte or Leavenworth counties.

Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate a need for housing, have a willingness to partner with Heartland Habitat by attending homeowner classes and volunteering on-site, and have the ability to make affordable mortgage payments. In addition, applicants must meet certain income guidelines.

Monthly mortgage payments range from $375-$525 a month, including taxes and insurance. Potential homeowners must complete all program requirements, including 350 hours of "sweat equity."

The informational meeting will take place 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday at University United Methodist Church, 3148 Parallel Parkway, Kansas City, Kan. Interested individuals who are unable to make the meeting may schedule a time to meet with Heartland Habitat's Family Services team by calling (913) 342-3047. For more information, visit


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