Toronto

How to Apply for Homeownership in Toronto:

 

IMPORTANT NOTICE: 

Habitat for Humanity GTA is building 30 townhouses in Toronto in 2015/16. Information sessions and application outreach for these homes has been completed.  We are not currently accepting new applications for homeownership in Toronto at this time.

We anticipate future builds in Toronto and will announce them as they become confirmed. Please check our website frequently for new build updates.

 

STEP 1:  REVIEW ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA CONTAINED ON THIS WEBSITE

 

STEP 2:  ATTEND AN INFORMATION SESSION

Families who are interested in applying for a Habitat GTA home in Toronto must first attend a Homeownership Information Session, where they will then receive an application.

 

No Homeownership Information Sessions being held at this time

 

 

STEP 3:  SUBMIT A COMPLETED APPLICATION

Applications for Homeownership will be distributed at the end of each Homeownership Information Session.  Once you’ve attended an Information Session and completed the application you may submit it along with all requested documentation to:

Attn: Family Selection Committee

Habitat for Humanity GTA – Toronto Office

155 Bermondsey Road

Toronto, ON M4A 1X9

 

STEP 4:  APPLICATIONS REVIEWED

A committee of volunteers called the Family Selection Committee (FSC) will conduct a thorough review of each submitted application.  The selection process includes:

  • Review of all financial records to determine an applicant’s financial stability
  • Conduct a home interview to assess level of need
  • Request police record check for all adult members of household
  • FSC deliberates to decide if basic eligibility criteria are met
  • Recommend approval of applicant  to Family Services Steering Committee
  • Family Services Steering Committee deliberates to confirm approval of application
  • Partner Family notified of approval of application