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Criteria for Ownership

"Habitat for Humanity of Johnston County is teaming with Habitat for Humanity of Wake County to build a new home in Clayton beginning in January 2018.  Click here: to review the qualifications and complete the pre-application online."

  • Do you live in sub-standard, over-crowded, unsafe, subsidized, or cost-burdened housing or have you been denied for a conventional mortgage?
  • Have you lived or worked in Johnston or Wake County for the past 12 months?
  • Are you a U.S. citizen or permanent resident?
  • Do you have an annual gross income (before taxes and deductions) within the amounts listed below?
If you answered yes to any of the above questions, you may qualify to purchase a safe, affordable home!

   Year 2017 Guidelines  
 Based on a family size of:  Least Amount of Income  Most Amount of Income 
 One   $14,050   $33,720
 Two   $16,050   $38,520
 Three   $18,050   $43,320
 Four   $20,050   $48,120
 Five   $21,675   $52,020
 Six   $23,275   $55,860
 Seven   $24,875   $59,700
 Eight   $26,475   $63,540
Other Local Assistance Programs
Department of Social Services Johnston County
DSS Building
714 North Street
Smithfield, NC 27577
phone: 919-989-5300
fax: 919-989-5324
Housing Assistance Payments Program (HAPP)
HAPP Building
107 Johnson Street
Smithfield, NC 27577
phone: 919-989-5070
fax: 919-989-5421
Johnston-Lee-Harnett Community Action
1102 Massey Street
Smithfield, NC 27577
phone: 919-934-2145