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Habitat for Humanity of Knox County Ohio Announces Open Homeownership Application Period

Habitat for Humanity of Knox County Ohio is excited to announce an upcoming open housing application period, inviting individuals and families in need of affordable housing to apply for homeownership opportunities. The application period will run from October 1 to November 1, 2023, providing eligible individuals with a chance to secure stable and affordable housing in Knox County. The affiliate will host Q&A sessions via Zoom Monday through Thursday October 2-5 at 5pm. The link for the Zoom sessions will be available online at and posted on Facebook & Instagram pages. Individuals not able to attend one of the Q&A sessions can contact the office to schedule a meeting with the Affiliate Director. Individuals are not required to attend a session to submit an application.

Habitat for Humanity of Knox County Ohio has been dedicated to its mission of providing safe and decent housing for families in the community for many years. This open application period represents a significant step in continuing their commitment to building stronger, more vibrant communities. During this application period, interested individuals can submit their applications for consideration to become a Habitat homeowner. Successful applicants will have the opportunity to partner with Habitat for Humanity to build their own home, putting in “sweat equity” alongside dedicated volunteers, taking homeownership and financial literacy classes and purchasing their new home from Habitat with a zero percent or low-interest mortgage to make homeownership an achievable dream.

“We are thrilled to be able to kick off another cycle to community members who are looking for affordable housing solutions in Knox County,” said Terry Schulz, Affiliate Director of Habitat for Humanity of Knox County Ohio. “We believe that everyone deserves a safe, stable and affordable place to call home, and through this open application period, we hope to bring that dream to reality for deserving families in our community.”

To be eligible for consideration, applicants must meet specific income guidelines, demonstrate a need for affordable housing, and be willing to partner with Habitat for Humanity in the home-building process. The selection process is based on a fair and impartial review of all qualified applications.

Interested individuals are encouraged to visit the Habitat for Humanity of Knox County Ohio website at for detailed application instructions, eligibility requirements, and to download the application form on October 1. Printed application forms will also be available at the Habitat for Humanity ReStore, located at 13246 Wooster Rd. Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050, during regular business hours.

Completed applications must be submitted by mail or dropped off to:

Habitat for Humanity of Knox County Ohio 

Attn: Homeownership Application 

13246 Wooster Rd. Suite A

Mount Vernon, OH  43050

All applications must be postmarked or dropped off by November 1, 2023, to be considered.

For additional information, please contact Habitat for Humanity of Knox County Ohio at 740-324-5407 or , or visit the website at

About Habitat for Humanity of Knox County Ohio:

Habitat for Humanity of Knox County Ohio is a non-profit organization dedicated to building safe, decent, and affordable housing for families in need. Through volunteer labor and donations of money and materials, Habitat for Humanity of Knox County Ohio works in partnership with working class families to help them achieve the dream of homeownership.

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