Build Your Own House

Build Your Own House

The Mutual Self-Help Housing Program gives you the opportunity to build your own house. Working together with other families, you will learn valuable construction skills as you build your own house. There is no construction experience required because our construction supervisor will be there every step of the way. The months that you spend building your home can save you as much as $20,000, and there’s never a payment to make during construction.

Design Your Own House

You will choose your own house lot and work with other families in the same area to build each other’s homes. You will choose the colors of your siding, roofing, paint, carpet, flooring and cabinets. Your house will be uniquely yours!

Learn How To Build A House

No construction experience needed—we will teach you everything you need to know. Some tasks will be completed by professionals but everything else is up to you and the other members of your group. In addition to your new home, you will be gaining valuable skills in budgeting, construction, maintenance and home repair.

Benefits of the Self-Help Housing Program

  • No Down Payment and Closing Costs are rolled into your loan
  • Your mortgage payment will be based on your family income
  • Your payment could be lower then what you pay for rent
  • Very low interest rates
  • We will help you with any credit issues that you may have
  • Energy Star Homes
  • A Brand New Home for your Family
Many working families have built their own homes and you can too!

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