Toronto

How to Apply for Homeownership in Toronto:

 

IMPORTANT NOTICE: 

Habitat for Humanity GTA is building 50 townhouses in Toronto from 2017 to 2019 on Pinery Trail in Scarborough. Information sessions and applications are now being accepted for homeownership. We are building 3 and 4 bedroom stacked condominium town homes. Families must be eligible in order to apply. 

 

STEP 1:  REVIEW ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA CONTAINED ON THIS WEBSITE

Do you qualify for a Habitat home? Click Here to find out

 

STEP 2:  ATTEND AN INFORMATION SESSION

Families who are interested in applying for a Habitat GTA home in Toronto must first attend a Homeownership Information Session, where they will then receive an application.    

Date/Time  Address
Tuesday, May 9th at 7:00 PM

Church of Nativity
10 Sewells Rd, Scarborough, ON M1B 3G5

 

Future dates will be announced in the coming weeks. You only need to attend one session to receive an application. We encourage applicants from all diverse backgrounds to apply to our projects including Indigenous people and the LGBTQ community.

Please arrive on time as space is limited. We are unable to accommodate children.

 

 

STEP 3:  SUBMIT A COMPLETED APPLICATION

Applications for Homeownership will be distributed at the end of each Homeownership Information Session.  Once you’ve attended an Information Session and completed the application you may submit it along with all requested documentation to:

Attn: Family Selection Committee

Habitat for Humanity GTA – Toronto Office

155 Bermondsey Road

Toronto, ON M4A 1X9

 

STEP 4:  APPLICATIONS REVIEWED

A committee of volunteers called the Family Selection Committee (FSC) will conduct a thorough review of each submitted application.  The selection process includes:

  • Review of all financial records to determine an applicant’s financial stability
  • Conduct a home interview to assess level of need
  • Request police record check for all adult members of household
  • FSC deliberates to decide if basic eligibility criteria are met
  • Recommend approval of applicant  to Family Services Steering Committee
  • Family Services Steering Committee deliberates to confirm approval of application
  • Partner Family notified of approval of application