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Currently Bayou Area Habitat for Humanity's application process is closed. Feel free to give our office a call at (985) 447-6999 for further information.
  1. You will be considered for a Habitat home if your present housing is not adequate, and if you are unable to obtain adequate housing through other conventional means.  Lack of adequate housing may include problems with the present structure; water, electrical or sewage service systems; heating system, or failure to meet city property maintenance standards.  Also taken into consideration are the number, the ages and the gender of children compared to the number of bedrooms in your present home.
  2. The percentage of your monthly income that you currently spend on housing is considered to determine need.  You will be required to openly and fully discuss your financial situation with Habitat personnel.
  3. You and your family will be considered if your annual total income is 50% of the median income for Lafourche Parish and Terrebonne Parish.

2019 Income Guidelines
Family Size Minimum 50% (Very Low) Yearly Income Maximum 60% Yearly Income
One $21,280 $25,536
Two $24,230 $29,184
Three $27,360 $32,832
Four $30,400 $36,480
Five $32,832 $39,398
Six $35,264 $42,317
Seven $37,696 $45,235
Eight $40,128 $48,154
Nine $46,965 $55,158
Ten $52,191 $62,629

If you would like to learn more about homeownership, call us (985) 447-6999 or complete the online interest form and we will contact you before we have our next meeting.

We are pledged to the letter and spirit of U.S. policy for the achievement of equal housing opportunity throughout the nation. We encourage and support an affirmative advertising and marketing program in which there are no barriers to obtaining housing because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, or sources of income.


 
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