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Fast Facts

Fast FactsThe goal of Habitat for Humanity of Greater Cincinnati is to eliminate poverty housing from the Tri-State area and to make decent, affordable shelter for all people a matter of conscience and action.

Homeownership Program

  • More than 500 families have purchased Habitat for Humanity of Greater Cincinnati homes since 1986.
  • HFHGC has implemented a 5-year plan till will serve up to 100 families per year.
  • Hundreds of families apply for homes annually.
  • Homebuyer requirements: ability to pay Habitat’s 0% interest mortgage, invest up to 500 hours of “sweat equity”, completion of homeownership classes, a willingness to partner with HFHGC.
  • Homebuyer income must be between 30%-60% of the area median income.
  • HFHGC is committed to revitalizing neighborhoods hit hardest by foreclosures by rehabbing vacant, blighted, previously foreclosed homes.

Repair Corps Program

  • Repair Corps was established in 2011 in partnership with National Sponsor The Home Depot Foundation.
  • Repair Corps is a Critical Home Repair program that focuses on completing urgent repair needs for existing low-income Veteran homeowners.
  • The program is currently open to qualified Veterans that are currently serving or have proof of honorable discharge.
  • Repairs must not exceed $10,000 and families must invest a minimum of 16 hours of sweat equity as well as agree to re-pay a 0% interest loan for the repairs completed.
  • Learn more and Apply for a Critical Home Repair here.

The ReStore Retail Outlet

  • The ReStore sells new and used donated construction and home improvement materials to the public at greatly reduced prices to help fund HFHGC projects.
  • Retailers, contractors and private citizens donate appliances, cabinets, lighting, furniture, tile, countertops, doors, flooring, furniture, lumber, plumbing, siding,sinks, toilets, vanities, windows and much more.
  • The ReStore keeps tons of building materials out of local landfills each year.
  • The ReStore has four area locations in Bond Hill, Cheviot, Hamilton and Florence (KY).

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