How to apply for a Habitat for Humanity of Coastal Fairfield County (Habitat CFC) House

Habitat CFC follows a nondiscriminatory policy of family selection. Neither race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status nor national origin is a factor in choosing partner families. Partner families are always selected based on their level of need, ability to pay and willingness to partner.

Applicant(s) is/are required to meet several qualifications to ensure success (click here for downloadable file):

  • Be citizens or legal residents.
  • Live or work in the Fairfield County area for a minimum of one (1) year.
  • Not have declared bankruptcy or foreclosure for a minimum of three (3) years.
  • Have decent credit and be keeping up with their utility bills.
  • Earn a yearly income that falls within minimum and maximum limits, depending on household size.

For Three Bedrooms:

Household SizeMinimum Household IncomeMaximum Household Income
4 People$45,000$55,020
5 People$45,000$59,460
6 People$45,000$63,840

If an applicant (s) is/are accepted into the Habitat for Humanity of Coastal Fairfield County Future Homeownership Program they must:

  • Invest at least 500 hours of sweat-equity in building their home and others.
  • Attend future homeowner education classes.

If you have special circumstances, please contact Leonila Ayala.