What You Need to Apply for Your Habitat Home

  • South Carolina driver’s licence or photo ID

  • Most recent tax return – for applicant and co-applicant

  • Paycheck stubs, SSI statements (last four months)

  • Checking account – 3 months of statements

  • Savings account – 3 months of statements

  • Job stability – minimum 1 ½ yrs in current employment

  • Household income falls within Charleston County limits established by HUD (see chart to the right)

  • Rental history – no late payments

  • Credit report history – minimum 600 credit score

  • Ties to the area where you are applying – family, job, etc.

  • No criminal record – individuals with drug possession/distribution & sexual abuse convictions will be disqualified

Please find our Privacy Statement and Notice here.

Household Income Guidelines

(combined income of everyone in the home)


We are currently only accepting applications for homes on Wadmalaw Island. Our hope is to open the application process for other locations on October 1, 2020. Please contact us again at that time.


If you meet all of the requirements above and are interested in a home on Wadmalaw Island, please contact Maritza Zeisel: 843-768-0998 ext. 111 or

To read the official memo from our Executive Director, John Rhoden, click here.

Sea Island
Habitat for Humanity

Main Office

2545 Bohicket Road

Johns Island, SC 29455


3304 Maybank Highway

Johns Island, SC 29455


Main Office: (843) 768-0998

Restore: (843) 559-4009

© 2020 Sea Island Habitat for Humanity