Building a Way Home

New ReStore Hours

Wednesday-Friday 10:00am-6:00pm / Saturday 10:00am-4:00pm / Tuesday- Open for drop-off only 10:00am-6:00pm / Sunday-Monday - Closed

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Pre-Application for Home Ownership Program

What is the Process? Habitat for Humanity of Champaign County will be accepting pre-applications for our home ownership program from September 15th at 10:00 a.m. to September 22nd at 10:00 a.m. These pre-applications will be reviewed as received on a first come first served basis.  The first four qualified applicants will move move forward with the approval process. If you wish to apply for

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Home buying classes at Habitat!

Thank you for your interest in becoming a  homeowner. We believe that everyone should have a safe, affordable place to call home. Our classes are free and open to anyone in the public interested in owning a home. By attending classes and learning about home ownership programs, we can help prospective individuals prepare for the various responsibilities of homeownership, including learning about personal finances,

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Toranda McFarland has set a few important goals for her life.  “I wanted to straighten out my credit, finish my college education, and own a home of my own.”  It looks like she’s just about ready to accomplish all three. “ My mentor and friend Arica Moss (another Habitat homeowner) tells me I need to get some new goals, now that I am part

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Johanna Briggs credits her work history with the University of Illinois Dining Services as the most significant factor in helping her provide a stable home for her family and children.  “Over the past 11 years, I have built a steady income with health benefits that supported my family.  Although we have lived in various subsidized housing units, our participation in the Habitat program will

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Nicole Blackwell-Parker and her three children are “making it work” in a small two bedroom apartment, but she’ll be happy to move into a new home with Habitat’s help. “I have never really “won” anything in my life— but I feel like I have finally “won something very big” in being selected to build a home with Habitat!” Recently divorced, and her family income

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What do you do when you are living in a “rent to own” home and you find a letter on the door addressed to the landlord for not paying the taxes-stating that the tenet must vacate the home in 6 days?  You move out and you lose all the “equity” you paid into the rent to own arrangement.  That’s the situation that LaKendra  O’

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