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NOTICE! (MCHFH HAS RESUMED TAKING HOUSING APPLICATIONS)

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
  • MCHFH Office

Our next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, December 12th in the conference room at our office located at 3153 E. Hwy 76, Mullins (beside Dry Dock Seafood Restaurant) and last about 1 hour. These meetings are designed to inform prospective families about Habitat for Humanity's mission and how the program works. 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 for at least 1 year prior to applying for a home
  • Have a steady income, enough to handle a mortgage & escrow payment of at least $380/month
  • 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 to Bring to the Meeting

 

  • 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 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 9:00AM - 4:00PM and from 8:00AM - 12:00PM on Saturday.

  • Used furniture & appliances
  • Home decor items
  • Home lighting
  • Cabinets
  • Doors & Windows
  • Building materials
  • Hardware
  • Tools
  • Clothing

If you have items you would like to donate to Marion 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 helps us build more decent, affordable homes for families living in poverty within Marion County.

 

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