Hickory – Would you rather be buying a home for yourself and your family than paying rent? Would you like to create a foundation for building wealth for your family? If so,Habitat For Humanity you may be interested in learning more about homeownership through Habitat for Humanity of Catawba Valley. Habitat is currently building in the Ridgeview neighborhood of Hickory and looking for individuals interested in being homeowners in this neighborhood. Individuals who are accepted into the Homeownership Program will be taking on an affordable mortgage loan to purchase a Habitat home. Habitat homes are built to be safe, sturdy, and energy efficient.

Habitat will be holding Applicant Information Meetings at the Ridgeview Branch Library on Tuesday, November 8th at 10am and at 6pm and on Wednesday, November 9th at 10am and at 6pm. These meetings are open to the public and will share information about Habitat’s Homeownership Program. Applications for Habitat’s Homeownership Program will be available at these meetings. If you would like to attend a meeting, please call Habitat at (828) 328-4663 x312 to reserve a seat.

Applications for the Habitat for Humanity Homeownership Program will also be available on the Habitat website, by email, by mail, or in person at the Habitat offices (772 4th Street SW, Hickory) between November 7th and November 18th. Applications must be returned to the Habitat offices by December 2nd before 4pm or mailed and postmarked by December 2nd. The Selection Committee will be looking for those individuals interested in living in the Ridgeview neighborhood of Hickory. Please visit the Habitat website at www.habitatcatawbavalley.org for more information. Applications can be found on the Habitat website, requested by phone at (828) 328-4663 x312, or requested by email at [email protected].