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 responsibile to cover the costs of materials.

Note: New inquiry form will be available August 17, 2022. In the meantime any questions contact Katie Holmes.

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

  • The family is willing to participate in the build through sweat equity

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

PLEASE NOTE: Our next homeowner application period will begin mid 2024

Habitat for Humanity
H.O.P.E Program
(Home Ownership Preparation and Education Program) 

Home Ownership Preparation Education is a new program through Livingston County Habitat for Humanity to get hardworking low-income families financially ready to own their own home. Anyone in the community is eligible for this program as long as they have an income between 30% and 80% of the Average Median Income for Livingston County. This program is not restricted for families that are looking to go through our Home Ownership Program.

Families that are accepted into the HOPE Program will work to become financially ready to take on a mortgage for a new home either through our Home Ownership Program or through traditional means. Please fill out the application below if you think you qualify for the HOPE program. 

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.