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)

Family Size
1 person
2 people
3 people
4 people
5 people
6 people
7 people
8 people


We have an upcoming information session on Thursday, January 13th from 6-8 pm. Location TBD.

There will be two sessions that same evening and you will have to reserve in order to secure a space in either one of the sessions.

Please call (843) 768-0998 the week of MONDAY, JANUARY 3rd to confirm the location and to secure a space.

We appreciate your interest in the SEA ISLAND HABITAT HOMEOWNERSHIP PROGRAM.

If you are interested in beginning the application process for one of our homes, please contact Maritza Zeisel at 843-768-0998 ext. 111 or