York Region

How to Apply for Homeownership in York Region:

 

IMPORTANT NOTICE: 

 

How to Apply for Homeownership in York Region:

Habitat for Humanity GTA is now accepting applications for homeownership in York region. Interested applicants must live or work in York region for at least one year in order to be eligible to apply.  

 

IMPORTANT NOTICE: 

Land has been purchased on Dalton Road in Sutton, in the Town of Georgina.  This will be the first multi-unit build project for Habitat GTA in York Region.  We are scheduled to be building 6 townhomes. 

 

STEP 1:  REVIEW ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA CONTAINED ON THIS WEBSITE

 

STEP 2:  ATTEND A HOMEOWNERSHIP INFORMATION SESSION

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

 

Please register here for an upcoming session!

  

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 - York Region Office

449 Eagle Street

Newmarket, ON L3Y 1K7

 

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