Welcome to Habitat for Humanity of Paulding County OH!

Habitat for Humanity (HfH) is a non-profit organization that provides housing for low-income families who have a need for housing.  Habitat for Humanity of Paulding County OH is an affilliate of HfH and incorporates the services of volunteers and partner families to provide efficient housing for those who can not afford to provide for themselves using traditional methods.

Houses are built entirely by volunteers and partner families (and may include their families and friends) from materials provided by individuals, area churches, and corporate donors who provide money and materials. Many hours of labor called sweat equity are utilized by both the recipient and other volunteers during the process of building not only their homes, but other Habitat homes as well. The new homeowners make payments, providing funding that enables the affiliate to build more Habitat housing for other needy families.

If you are interested in more information, you may check the Habitat for Humanity International website, which contains more information on Habitat’s history, mission, volunteer opportunities, as well as contact information for other Habitat affiliates around the world.

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Habitat News

We are happy to announce the two new homes started in 2012 were dedicated in mid 2014 and two more Paulding County Ohio families are enjoying their new homes. We currently have 6 build lots located through out Oakwood, Paulding and on 127. A seventh lot in Paulding is in the process of being donated to our Habitat organization. If you are in need of housing or know someone who is, please reference our Housing Guidelines. See the pictures and videos of our completed homes by clicking here!

Housing Application Guidelines - Paulding Co. Ohio

Eligibility

  1. Need for adequate shelter.  Is your present housing unsafe, unhealthy, too crowded or too expensive?
  2. Ability to pay.  Can you pay a small monthly mortgage payment in a timely manner?  Do you have a good credit record and good budget habits?  Does your family income fit the guidelines below?
  3. Willingness to partner.  Can you, along with friends and family, do 350 hours of sweat equity? Are you willing and able to attend homeowner education classes?

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Critical Repair Program

The Critical Home Repair Program works in partnership with income qualifying homeowners in need of essential home repairs and improvements to create a safe, healthy, affordable and decent place to live.

Only repairs addressing health, safety, accessibility issues, or preservation of structural integrity will be considered.

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