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Habitat for Humanity starts selection process for Alpine homes

(Alpine, Wyo.) - Habitat for Humanity of the Greater Teton Area (Habitat) has launched its formal process to qualify applicants for two homes in Alpine, Wyoming. Applications will be available at Habitat’s information sessions or at the Habitat office, 545 W. Broadway, suite 201. Information sessions will be held on the following dates and times: - On Thursday, June 30, 6 p.m. at the Teton County Library Auditorium, 125 Virginian Lane, Jackson. - On Wednesday, July 6, 6:30 p.m. at the Alpine Library, 243 River Circle, Alpine. - And on Saturday, July 9, 10:30 a.m. at the Library in Thayne, 250 Van Noy Parkway, Thayne. Applications must be submitted to the Habitat office no later than 5:00 p.m., Monday, July 25. Habitat selects low income, hardworking individuals based on three criteria: need for housing, ability to pay a monthly mortgage and willingness to participate in its program. Individuals may be considered if they fall within Habitat’s income guidelines and if their housing is overcrowded, inadequate, temporary or too expensive. Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents. The selected applicants will need to contribute at least 500 hours of “sweat equity,” save for closing costs and participate in a home buyer education program. Habitat sells homes at cost with a 30 year no-interest loan. Habitat encourages applicants to learn more about its housing program and Habitat’s income limits by visiting tetonhabitat.org/apply-for-a-home/. For more information, contact Gina Valencia, Family Services Manager, at (307) 734-0828 or email at gina@tetonhabitat.org. Habitat is an Equal Housing Opportunity provider. Habitat’s homes are available to all who meet our selection criteria, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin. *Feature Photo: h/t Habitat for Humanity of the Greater Teton Area /