Description (Service) Works with volunteers and community partners in building affordable housing and promoting home ownership
Service Details
Hours Not specified
Areas Served Simcoe County - North
Boundaries Line 4 Oro-Medonte 
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
To work on construction site, must be 16 years of age. Those who are age 16 and 17 must have parent's/guardian's consent. 
Criteria for Habitat Homeownership: 
Need for decent, affordable housing 
Family's present living conditions are overcrowded, unsafe or unhealthy 
Family's cost of housing is more than 30% of household gross income 
Family cannot qualify for conventional mortgage financing 
Ability to pay for and maintain a house 
Family is capable of making a mortgage payment every month 
Gross household income falls between $40,000 and $61,000 
Able to make mortgage and property tax payment if 25% of gross income 
Able to pay utilities, maintenance expenses, and property insurance 
Willingness to partner with Habitat for Humanity 
Family willing to complete 500 hours of sweat equity before moving in 
Willing to work alongside other volunteers 
Willing to help build own house, or work on other Habitat houses, in the ReStore or on other projects approved by the board of directors. 
Simcoe County Resident for at least two years 
Stable income 
Cohesive stable family unit 
Willingness to be a good neighbour 
OW, ODSP recipients and unemployed do not qualify.
Application Homeownership applications available from Marg at: 705-487-3992
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Orillia
Address & Map
220 James St W
Orillia, ON
Canada L3V 6Y3
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Intersection Memorial Ave and James St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone ReStore 705-327-3279
Primary Contact ReStore
Primary Executive Murray Bieman, Vice-President; Phone: 705-835-5347

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