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NOTICE! THE HOUSING APPLICATION PERIOD IS OPEN THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30TH!

Homeowner Orientation Meetings

Families interested in homewnership are required to attend one of our homeowner orientation meetings in order to process an application. Applications can be picked up at the following locations:

  • Marion Public Library
  • Mullins Public Library
  • Nichols Public Library
  • M-DCHFH Office

To apply for a Habitat home you should:

  • Live in substandard housing (i.e. no indoor plumbing, leaky roof, poor heating, overcrowded living conditions, unsanitary conditions)
  • Have lived in Marion County or Dillon County for at least 1 year prior to applying for a home
  • Have a steady income, enough to handle a mortgage & escrow payment ranging from $450/month to $575.00/month (depending upon a 20, 25, or 30 year mortgage)
  • Have shown a willingness to partner with Habitat as determined by a reputation for honesty, a stable and close family, good relationships with neighbors and others in the community (personal references and criminal records will be checked)
  • Have acceptable credit (there will be a credit check). Any applicants who have judgments against them are disqualified
  • Be willing to spend at least 300 hours in sweat equity in the HFH program helping build your home and someone else's home
  • Show a concern for cleanliness in your present home as living conditions permit. You must be willing to maintain your Habitat home once it is built and be willing to attend Habitat homeowner meetings
  • Have $1,500 for necessary closing costs. You will have some time to save this money before closing if your family is selected

 

Items Needed When Submitting an Application

 

  • Social Security cards for those who will live in the home
  • A copy of the previous year's income tax return
  • Your latest 2 pay check stub(s)
  • Present and past landlord's names and addresses
  • Credit account balances and account numbers
  • Checking and savings accounts numbers
  • Bank(s) name and addresses
  • Three (3) personal references, their names and addresses (i.e. pastor, co-worker, boss, etc. -- NO RELATIVES)
  • Two (2) credit references, their names and addresses

 

Marion-Dillon County Habitat for Humanity ReSale Outlet

Our ReSale Outlet is located at 3153 E. Hwy 76, Mullins, SC 29574. We are open Tuesday - Friday from 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM and from 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM on Saturday.

  • Used furniture & appliances (We cannot accept appliances that are 10-years-old and older)
  • Home decor items
  • Home lighting
  • Cabinets
  • Doors & Windows
  • Building materials
  • Hardware
  • Tools
  • Clothing

*Please note that all items need to be new or gently used. We do not accept ripped, torn, stained, or damaged items. All electronic items need to be workable.

 

If you have items you would like to donate to Marion-Dillon County Habitat's ReSale Outlet, please contact our office at 464-3747 to arrange pick up. All contributions are tax-deductible. All proceeds from our sales help us build more decent and affordable homes for families living in poverty within Marion & Dillon County.

 

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