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Organization: Habitat for Humanity - Orillia  
Phone Numbers: ReStore 705-327-3279
220 James St W
Orillia, ON
L3V 6Y3
Intersection: Memorial Ave and James St
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Not specified
Executives: Murray Bieman - Vice-President
Public Contacts: ReStore
Service Description: Non-profit charitable organization working towards a world where everyone has a safe and decent place to live

Works with volunteers and community partners in building affordable housing and promoting home ownership

Fees: None
Application: Homeownership applications available from Marg at: 705-487-3992
Eligibility / Target Population: To work on construction site, must be 16 years of age. Those who are age 16 and 17 must have parent's/guardian's consent.

Criteria for Habitat Homeownership:

Need for decent, affordable housing
Family's present living conditions are overcrowded, unsafe or unhealthy
Family's cost of housing is more than 30% of household gross income
Family cannot qualify for conventional mortgage financing
Ability to pay for and maintain a house
Family is capable of making a mortgage payment every month
Gross household income falls between $40,000 and $61,000
Able to make mortgage and property tax payment if 25% of gross income
Able to pay utilities, maintenance expenses, and property insurance
Willingness to partner with Habitat for Humanity
Family willing to complete 500 hours of sweat equity before moving in
Willing to work alongside other volunteers
Willing to help build own house, or work on other Habitat houses, in the ReStore or on other projects approved by the board of directors.

Simcoe County Resident for at least two years
Stable income
Cohesive stable family unit
Willingness to be a good neighbour

OW, ODSP recipients and unemployed do not qualify.
Languages: English
Area Served:
Simcoe County  
See Also: Affordable Housing

This information was last completely updated on November 26, 2018

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