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How do I know if my income qualifies?

Applying for a self help housing with Whatcom - Skagit Housing is easy, but you must be eligible. Please review the following requirements to ensure that you meet the qualifications for the program:

  • Complete a pre-application.
  • Have an acceptable credit history.
  • Meet the lenders income and debt ratios as well as asset limitations.
  • Be able to dedicate 35 hours per week for 9-12 months to building with your group.
  • Commit to share work with the other families in your group.
  • Be available for weekly onsite meetings (usually Saturday mornings).

Compare your family income to the Whatcom/Skagit Income Limits. Click here to open the grid.

Please be aware that the income guidelines change periodically. Please verify with Whatcom - Skagit Housing what the current income guidelines are for selp help homes..

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