Partners

Dylan Prevost was a valued Habitat for Humanity of Sangamon County volunteer for years…

Kendra Cutler was born and grew up in Springfield, IL and her dream is to own her own home here, close to family…

Lasaja Crawford not only works a full-time job, but is also a full-time student at Lincoln Land Community…

DEDICATED -  JUNE 27, 2019 - Sonia Kenney, a young mother with three teenage daughters, is…

DEDICATED - AUGUST 20, 2019 - Curtis Morris probably didn’t know ten years ago, when he volunteered to help build a…

DEDICATED - DECEMBER 18, 2019 - Kimeka Robinson has a big dream – to own her own home. With the help of Habitat for…

Home Ownership Program Informational Sessions

Interested in applying for Habitat for Humanity of Sangamon County's Homeownership Program? Get the facts, gather information, and ask general questions during these one hour informational sessions. There is no fee, however, reservations are required. Please contact the Habitat Office, 217-523-2710 to reserve your spot. Choose an afternoon or evening session - All sessions present the same content and need only be attended once, unless you would like to repeat a session. More sessions will be scheduled as needed.   

All sessions take place at the Habitat Offices, west entrance, 2744 South Sixth Street, Springfield, IL                                                            

March 11, 2020 - 5:30-6:30pm                      August 17, 2020 - Noon-1pm

April 14, 2020 - Noon-1pm                           September 22, 2020 - 6-7pm

May 23, 2020 - 11am-Noon                          October 15, 2020 - Noon-1pm

June 10, 2020 - Noon-1pm                          November 9, 2020 - 5:30-6:30pm

July 23, 2020 - 5:30-6:30pm                        December 8, 2020 - Noon-1pm                

 

Equal Housing Opportunity

Home Ownership

Looking for an affordable opportunity to buy a simple, decent home?

Before reviewing the criteria for Habitat's home ownership program, please understand: Habitat for Humanity of Sangamon County is not an "emergency" housing agency. 

Habitat for Humanity of Sangamon County offers home ownership opportunities to families who are unable to obtain conventional house financing. 

Basic Homeowner Criteria

  • Need for adequate housing (unsafe, unhealthy, overcrowded, rent-burdened, are examples)
  • Ability to repay the home mortgage - (is your credit good, or repairable? Applicant is not eligible for a Habitat home if individual has filed bankruptcy in the last two years)
  • Willingness to work in partnership with Habitat - (willingness to perform "sweat equity" hours, attend monthly home owner meetings, and help in the planning/building of your Habitat home)
  • Income cannot exceed 80% of the median family income for Sangamon County, as established by the Department of Health and Human Services - see summary  A  PDF snapshot of the summary is also available.

 

Habitat for Humanity of Sangamon County is an Equal Housing Opportunity lender. We are pledged to the letter and spirit of U.S. policy for the achievement of equal housing opportunity throughout its nation. We encourage and support an affirmative advertising and marketing program in which there are no barriers to obtaining housing because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin.