FUNDS: Become a “house sponsor” and cover material costs for affordable home.

Habitat for Humanity of East Jefferson County uses a sweat equity homeownership model to build and sell affordable homes to individuals and families. They are currently building 4-5 homes per year in Port Hadlock and Port Townsend and looking to increase that number. Homebuyers must be below 80% AMI and able to qualify for an … Read more

EXPERTISE: Contractors and crew to perform skilled tasks on self-build homes.

Habitat for Humanity of East Jefferson County uses a sweat equity homeownership model to build and sell affordable homes to individuals and families. They are currently building 4-5 homes per year in Port Hadlock and Port Townsend and looking to increase that number. Homebuyers must be below 80% AMI and able to qualify for an … Read more

LAND: Private homeowners to place an ADU on their property.

Bayside Housing is taking an urban infill model, utilizing an approach placing backyard cottages (or ADUs) at private residences, and managing the tenants while ensuring the units meet affordability standards through the agreed-upon time period. This program is still in development and the laws and regulations governing ADUs and tiny homes are in flux right … Read more

MATERIALS: Donations or discounts of building materials for self-build homes.

Habitat for Humanity of East Jefferson County is currently building five homes in three locations in Port Townsend and Port Hadlock. Homebuyers must be below 80% AMI and able to qualify for an affordable, low-interest mortgage. Habitat’s model of self-builds keeps homeownership costs affordable for buyers. You can support this effort by donating or providing discounts … Read more