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Do You Qualify?

To qualify for Austin Habitat's home repair program, you must meet certain qualifications:

  • The home must be an owner-occupied, single-family house, and is your primary residence.

  • The home must be located within the fully annexed, corporate city limits of Austin or within Bastrop city limits.

  • You must have homeowner's insurance and keep the property insured against loss or damage. This requirement may be waived for applicants earning 30 percent or below Median Family Income.

  • The necessary repairs must fit within the scope of service offered by Austin Habitat.

  • Your total household income must be 60 percent or below Median Family Income.

  • You not have received assistance from any other City-funded repair program within the past year.

  • You must be current on all property taxes and debt to the City of Austin OR have an active repayment plan OR proof of deferral.

  • You must be current on all mortgage payments without being at risk of bankruptcy or foreclosure.


Income Guidelines

To qualify, you must earn 60% or less than the Median Family Income.See limits below.

1 Person Household: $32,700
2 Person Household: $37,350
3 Person Household: $42,000
4 Person Household: $46, 680
5 Person Household: $50,400
6 Person Household: $54,150