Do You Qualify?
To qualify for Austin Habitat's home repair program, you must meet certain qualifications:
The home must be an owner-occupied, single-family house, and is your primary residence.
The home must be located within the fully annexed, corporate city limits of Austin or within Bastrop city limits.
You must have homeowner's insurance and keep the property insured against loss or damage. This requirement may be waived for applicants earning 30 percent or below Median Family Income.
The necessary repairs must fit within the scope of service offered by Austin Habitat.
Your total household income must be 60 percent or below Median Family Income.
You not have received assistance from any other City-funded repair program within the past year.
You must be current on all property taxes and debt to the City of Austin OR have an active repayment plan OR proof of deferral.
You must be current on all mortgage payments without being at risk of bankruptcy or foreclosure.
To qualify, you must earn 60% or less than the Median Family Income.See limits below.
1 Person Household: $32,700
2 Person Household: $37,350
3 Person Household: $42,000
4 Person Household: $46, 680
5 Person Household: $50,400
6 Person Household: $54,150