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Application

Application to Build a Self-Help Home in Utah

Update as of November 1, 2021

WAITING LISTS FOR UTAH AND WASATCH COUNTIES ARE NOW CLOSED. WE ARE ACCEPTING PRIORITY APPLICATIONS ONLY!

Priority Applicants must meet all qualifications including the following income requirements:

Utah County – Family of 5-8 must make between $46,000.00 – $55,250.00 gross annual income.

Wasatch County – Family of 5-8 must make between $48,000.00 – $61,250.00 gross annual income.

If you have questions regarding the priority applicant requirements, please contact our office at 801-375-2205.

WASHINGTON COUNTY IS ACCEPTING ALL APPLICATIONS!

PRE-APPLICATION

Do you qualify? Click here to answer the pre-qualification questions. If you meet all requirements, you will automatically be forwarded to the pre-application form. Please have a two-year income history available when filling out the form. You will need to upload the following income documents (if applicable): two paycheck stubs, or one month’s worth (whichever is greater), child support, Social Security income, or any other non-wage income. Upload the Schedule(s) from your two most recent tax returns, if you are self-employed. PDF format is required for all documents. If you have questions, please call Self-Help Homes at (801) 375-2205. Someone from our office will usually contact you regarding your application via phone/email in about a week.

*NOTE: YOU WILL RECEIVE AN ERROR MESSAGE IF YOU TRY TO SUBMIT YOUR PRE-APPLICATION WITHOUT UPLOADING YOUR INCOME DOCUMENTS*

Please Note: Self-Help Homes will maintain a Waiting List for the areas where we are building. Each applicant will be placed on a Waiting List by order of the date their Pre-Application is received by Self-Help Homes. When we are ready to organize a group and begin accepting Full Applications, we will start at the top of the Waiting List and begin calling families until we fill a group.

Application priority may be given to:

Families with very low income

Families ready at the time we call for a Full Application

To start the full application process:

01

Print and fill out the Full USDA-RD Application and additional documents.

02

Print and gather all documents according to your area.

03

If you are Self-Employed, print and fill out the YTD Income vs Expenses.

TESTIMONIALS

Success stories

Many participant families have a story to tell. Below are some of those who were willing to share their struggles and accomplishments in achieving the “American Dream” of owning their own home.

PRE-APPLICATION

We’re here for you

To get your name on a waiting list, please take a minute to fill out a pre-application. Don’t be surprised if you get called earlier than expected as waiting lists tend to go quickly.

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