Open enrollment for Habitat Broward’s homeowner pre-application process for new homes in “A Rick Case Habitat Community” in Pompano Beach is underway online via www.habitatbroward.org.
Selected applicants will enjoy affordable homeownership of new single-family homes through interest-free mortgage loans.
Centrally located in Florida’s famous Gold Coast, the new Pompano Beach homes are minutes from three miles of beautiful beaches, a bustling arts and cultural scene, and great recreational and shopping amenities. “A Rick Case Habitat Community” also contains a beautiful new park with a reading and butterfly garden.
“This is a great opportunity for first-time homebuyers,” said Nancy Robin, Habitat Broward CEO & Executive Director. “We strive to put hard-working families in safe, secure homes and we encourage families to visit our website to learn more about the application process.”
The new construction homes offer the convenience of schools a short walk away and easy access to North and South I-95 and Florida’s Turnpike.
Interested families can go to https://www.habitatbroward.org/homeownership/applicationprocess/ to find out how Habitat Broward’s homeownership process works and about the qualifications necessary to become a homeowner.
It is a four-step application process that includes a pre-qualification questionnaire, orientation, financial analysis review and face-to-face interview.
Qualifications include but are not limited to the following:
- Must be a first-time homebuyer.
- Must be a U.S. Citizen or legal permanent resident of the U.S.
- Must be a current Broward County resident (for a year or more).
- Must demonstrate a need for affordable housing.
“A Rick Case Habitat Community” will feature 77 affordable homes consisting of 42 one story and 35 two story units with sizes ranging from 1,200 to 1,300 sq. ft. homes. All homes feature sustainable, energy-efficient materials, including impact windows, to minimize environmental impact, improve indoor air quality, and reduce utility and maintenance costs. Additional features include a park, reading garden and children’s playground that is accessible to residents of the community and the surrounding area.
About Habitat for Humanity of Broward
Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat for Humanity of Broward brings people together to build homes, communities and hope. Habitat Broward offers a “hand up” not a “hand out” to low to very low-income families who are unable to qualify for conventional financing but are willing to work hard to improve their family’s lives. Key initiatives include empowering partner families through education, resources and support to successfully achieve their personal, academic and professional goals; teaching the youth of future homeowner families the skills and attitudes needed to make better life choices and break the intergenerational cycle of poverty; increasing awareness and educating the community regarding issues related to the affordable housing crisis and what they can do to help; pursuing green building certification for Habitat Broward homes in order to make our design more sustainable and eco-friendly; as well as revitalizing and strengthening the community by building affordable homes throughout Broward County. For more information about Habitat for Humanity of Broward please call (954) 396-3030 or visit our website at www.habitatbroward.org or check us out on Facebook at www.facebook.com/HabitatBroward.