Habitat For Humanity Accepting Applications For Its Homeownership Program

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga Area is currently accepting applications from families and individuals interested in becoming a Habitat homeowner.  

To obtain a pre-qualifying questionnaire, visit www.habichatt.org or call 423 756-0507 for more information.

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga Area is affiliated with Habitat for Humanity International, a nonprofit ecumenical Christian housing organization.
More information about the Habitat’s history, mission, volunteer opportunities and contact information about other Habitat affiliates around the word is available www.habitat.org.

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