Building families a future in the GTA.
Our heart is in homebuilding. We build affordable homes for working families in need of better housing, and a hand-up to qualify for a mortgage. These families are put under incredible pressure to provide for their children due to housing affordability in the GTA.
Building strength, stability, and self-reliance
Habitat GTA creates homeownership opportunities that allow families to realize their potential and accomplish their dreams. Habitat families spend no more than 32% of household income on housing, which provides stability, and the chance to leave a legacy for the next generation.
who is eligible?Families with at least one child at or under the age of 16 who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents living in the GTA can qualify for Habitat homeownership. Eligibility requirements include: living in need of better housing, willingness to partner and ability to make affordable mortgage payments. Our model of affordable homeownership is a hand up, not a hand out. Please review the program requirements to see if your family may be eligible for a Habitat home.
how do I apply?The first step in the process is filling out an eligibility questionnaire that will be used to determine if you meet the requirements for one of our current Habitat projects. Please review the basic program requirements before filling out the questionnaire. Submissions will be reviewed based on current availability only. Requirements may differ from one project to the next based on location, type of building, size of units, etc.
where do we build?We build Habitat homes in Brampton, Caledon, Toronto and York Region. Homeownership opportunities with us are exclusively to the regions where we build. Application submissions are reviewed on a first come, first serve basis for current projects only. We do not wait list family applicants. The location, building type, unit size and other project details will differ based on land and resource availability. Click below to view current availability.
Do you have any more questions about our Homeownership Program? Check out the top 10 FAQs from interested Habitat homeowners.