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A Brush With Kindness (ABWK)

This is a program where Livingston Habitat will partner with a family to perform repairs on their home. The work will be done by volunteers. The family is expected to participate in the work and will be responsible to cover the costs of materials.

To apply for the program all applicants must complete and inquiry form to see if they qualify for the program.

After completion of the inquiry form someone will contact you within 30 days to inform of the status, ask questions or have applicant take the next steps to apply for the program.

Habitat for Humanity
Home Ownership Program

The Habitat Home Ownership Program allows families in sub-standard and / or unaffordable housing an opportunity to own an efficient home at an affordable price

Program Requirements:

  • The Family has 6 months residency in Livingston County

  • There is a verifiable need for a better housing situation

  • The family meets the program income limits

  • The family can qualify for a mortgage with a 640 credit score before process starts

  • The family is willing to participate in the build through sweat equity hours ( 250 hours per persons 18 +. 100 of the required hours to be completed before the home build starts.)

Families with questions about the program after reviewing the details should contact us if they have doubt about their ability to qualify. 


Application period August 1, 2022-September 30, 2022


Applicants must complete and send in both the

Partner Family Home Application and the Self Explanation Letter 


Selection of the new partner family will be announced by February 1, 2023

Home is scheduled to begin building in Spring of 2024

Habitat for Humanity
Safety Grab Bar Program

Habitat for Humanity is proud to offer complimentary safety grab bars for community members that meet the following requirements: 

Program Requirements:

  • Live in Livingston County

  • Own their home (or have landlord permission waiver)

  • Have a household income of $55,000/year or less.

  • Sign a release of liability. 

Questions and completed applications should be directed to:

Livingston County Habitat for Humanity

Family Services Director Katie Holmes

7198 Grand River, Brighton, MI 48114

Phone: 810-220-9986 Ext 117

Please return completed applications by US Mail or in person.

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