Building and Rehabilitating Homes
How are partner families selected?Families in need of decent shelter apply to Herkimer Habitat during open application periods.
Families must contribute at least 500 hours of "sweat equity" toward the project
Partners fully repay a low interest mortgage attained with the assistance of Herkimer Habitat for Humanity
Small Works Projects
What is a small works project and who qualifies to have one done?
Herkimer County Habitat undertakes two Small Works Projects each year.
A repair is considered a small works project if materials generally don't exceed a cost of $1,800
Qualified homeowners must meet strict income guidelines
Priority is given to projects that affect a home's: