Homebuyer Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Does Tulsa Habitat give away homes?

We do not give away homes - Tulsa Habitat homeowners pay a mortgage like any other homeowner. The difference is that we work directly with our clients along with community organizations and local financial institutions to keep housing costs affordable and sustainable.

Where do you build?

We are currently building in the Kendall-Whittier and Crutchfield Neighborhoods. For more information, visit our Where We Build page.

Do you build custom homes?

Tulsa Habitat does not build custom homes. Tulsa Habitat homes are based on Habitat’s standard house plans. For more information on our house plans, visit our home plans page.

What do I need to do to sign up for a house?

To learn about applying, visit our Homebuyer Program page.

Do I qualify for a Habitat home?

To see the requirements for the Homebuyer Program, visit our Homebuyer Requirements page.

What can I do if I don't have good credit?

If your FICO score is under 600, you can schedule an appointment with one of our Homeowner Counselors for credit counseling. Visit our Contact Us page for our contact information.

How do I find out if I meet the income guidelines?

For information on our income guidelines, visit the Income Guidelines page.

When can I move into my Habitat home?

The Homebuyer Program takes, on average, one year to complete. During your time in the program, your home will be constructed.

Are you currently accepting applications?

Yes, we are currently accepting applications. To learn about applying, visit our Homebuyer Program page.

What courses will I take in the Homebuyer's College?

In the Homebuyer's College, you will take clases on Money Management, Lawn Care, Home Repair, Banking 101, and Good Neighbor/Well Being.

Is there a waiting list?

Yes, there is currently a waiting list.

Where is Tulsa Habitat located?

The Tulsa Habitat affiliate office is located at 6235 E. 13th St., Tulsa, OK 74112. For more information, visit our Contact Us page.

Is the Tulsa Habitat office open?

We are open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.