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How to Apply for a Habitat for Humanity House

Rapides Habitat for Humanity
accepts applications twice each year
(February and August)
You MUST attend an application meeting
to receive an application.



Every Habitat affiliate selects families based on need,
the ability to pay for and maintain a house, and the willingness to partner.

Habitat Home Buyer Program Application Sessions:


NOTE: Must attend one of the sessions to receive an application

For questions, contact us at (318) 449-9804

The Family Selection Committee conducts a preliminary review of each application via a blind process based on objective criteria. Applicants must be willing to partner with Habitat, be able to pay a mortgage, be able to maintain a home, and to demonstrate a housing need. Applicants then must undergo a credit and back ground check. The committee’s ultimate goal is to identify and select individuals who would be good partners, successful homeowners, and positive Habitat representatives in the community. Partner families must complete 350 "sweat equity" hours in building their home and in attending homeownership training classes.