Habitat Cape Cod: Applications Ready for 10 New Homes

Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod announces that homeowner applications are available, beginning January 22, 2019 and ending March 22, 2019. Eight homes will be built in the Town of Brewster and two in Wellfleet. House sizes include two 2-bedroom and six 3-bedroom houses in Brewster; one 2-bedroom home and one 3-bedroom home in Wellfleet. More information about applying for a Habitat home is available on the website: www.habitatcapecod.org

Applicants are urged to attend one of the information workshops for prospective buyers. Applications will be available at all sessions:

Location: Brewster Public Library, 1822 Main St., Brewster MA

Dates/Times: Saturday 2/2, 10:30am; Thursday 3/7, 6:00pm

Location: Wellfleet Public Library, 55 W. Main St., Wellfleet MA

Dates/Times: Wednesday 1/30, 5:30pm; Saturday 2/9, 10:15am; Tuesday 3/12, 11:30am

Location: Habitat for Humanity, 411 Main St. (Rte 6A) Suite 6, Yarmouth Port

Dates/Times: Tuesday1/29, Noon; Thursday 2/7, 5:30pm; Tuesday 2/19, Noon;

Tuesday 3/5 ,6:00pm; Thursday 3/14, Noon

Additional Information:

Applicant households must be income eligible with a maximum 60% of area median income by household size for some homes (example $51,720 currently, for a family of 4); and at 65% for some homes ($56,030 for a family of 4). Applicant households must be willing to commit many hours of sweat equity to building the home and have a housing need. The monthly housing payment (mortgage, taxes, insurance, home owner association fees) for these homes is estimated to be around $670- $750 per month depending on cost of taxes, insurance, and other terms.

Applications are available at:

* Online at the Habitat website: habitatcapecod.org

* Brewster Public Library, 1822 Main St., Brewster MA

* Wellfleet Public Library, 55 W. Main St., Wellfleet MA

* Habitat for Humanity office: 411 Main Street (Route 6A), Suite 6, Yarmouth Port

* Application/Information Workshops

* Or call to have an application mailed to you: 508-362-3559 (Habitat office)

The deadline for application submission to the Habitat office is March 22, 2019.

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