Housing Program Overview
We want to come alongside you to make the dream of homeownership possible and provide affordable housing repairs. Take the first step by clicking the appropriate button below "Apply for a Home" or "Apply for Home Repair" and fill out the online interest form. Once the interest form is received, our Homeowner Services Coach will contact you to discuss your situation and answer your questions. Please allow at least a week for a response.
Upcoming Homeownership Workshops
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Schedule an Appointment
If you have questions that are not answered here and you would like to meet with our Homeowner Services Coach, please give us a call! 616-393-8001
Frequently asked questions
How long does your program take?
How do you determine who gets a house?
We have an extensive selection process in which we look at a variety of aspects of a homeowner such as level of need and ability to pay back the loan.
How much do your homes cost?
Home costs vary slightly from project to project. We build homes that work within our future homeowner's income level and are safe, decent, and affordable.
Can I apply if I have bad credit?
Yes. While we do encourage applicants to work on repairing any bad credit, we recognize that life circumstances can impact credit scores.
Can I apply if I have a record?
Yes. While there are limitations to what we can and can not do regarding situations with re-entering citizens, we are open to working with individuals who may have a record.
Can I apply if I am not married?
Can I apply if I am not a Christian?
Yes. While we are a faith-based Christian organization, we adhere to Fair Housing Laws and the Equal Housing Act.
How do you determine who gets a home repair?
Home Repair projects are selected first based on the project and if it fits our scope of work.
How much do your repairs cost?
Each project will vary. We put together a full scope of work document that is reviewed with the homeowners before we begin any work.
What are the limitations of your home repair projects?
We have a scope of work:
Do you work on mobile homes?
What is AMI?
The Area Median Income (AMI) is the midpoint of a region's income distribution - half of families in a region earn more than the median and half earn less than the median. The AMI will vary depending on the county where the family wants to live.