Community Expo & Resource Fair August 24 & August 26 during Habitat’s Homeownership Information Meetings

Our upcoming Homeownership Information Meetings will be more than just informative sessions for prospective future homeowners. We’re thrilled to announce that we’ll be hosting a community expo and resource fair, where anyone can explore and discover the incredible resources available to you and your family in our community.

Current vendors include Blue Bee Ecological Endeavors, Blue Bee Holistic Affordable Housing, Cancer Support Community, Community Justice and Mediation Center, El Centro Comunal Latino, Ferguson Crestmont Boys & Girls Club, Institute for Quality Education, Latino Outreach—Community and Family Resources Department, Loving Angels Home Care Services, Middle Way House, Monroe County United Ministries, Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard, Old National Bank, Purdue Extension, South Central Community Action Program, Tandem, and more.

Join us Thursday, August 24 from 5 – 8 p.m. or Saturday, August 26 from 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at Monroe County Library Downtown. Make face-to-face connections and discover what’s available to you in our community.

→ → → Interested in joining local nonprofits for this vendor opportunity? Register your agency for our community expo here. Don’t miss this opportunity to connect and grow together!

About Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County Homeowner Information Meetings and Homeownership Program// Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County believes in the power of affordable homeownership to change lives from the individual to the collective community. We actively work to remove financial barriers and social inequalities to provide access to affordable homeownership for everyone who seeks it.

Through our Homeownership Program, we provide the coaching, education, and support to be successful in your home-buying journey. Our program allows members of our community to partner with donors and volunteers to build their home and achieve homeownership.

Qualified applications are reviewed by our Homeowner Selection Committee and loan applications are underwritten to ensure successful homeownership. Habitat homes are sold with an affordable mortgage. This affordable payment creates financial stability, allowing homeowners to invest in their families and future.

Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County accepts applicants, volunteers, and supporters from all backgrounds for we wholeheartedly support self-expression and equity.

Our application window will be open from September 18 through September 29, 2023 and you must attend a Homeowner Information Meeting to be considered for and to receive an application. Meeting dates are:

  • Thursday, August 24, 2023// Session one: 6 p.m. in English // Session two: 7 p.m. in Spanish
  • Saturday, August 26, 2023// Session one: 10:30 a.m. in English // Session two: 11:30 a.m. in Spanish

Again, this one-hour meeting is a basic requirement for being accepted into the program and is offered in both English and Spanish. All meeting are held at Monroe County Public Library Auditorium at 303 East Kirkwood Avenue in Bloomington.

To determine if you qualify officially, you’ll need to complete and submit the official application within the open application window. Some questions to consider:

  • Have you lived or worked in Monroe County for at least one year?
  • Is your current housing in poor physical condition, overcrowded, unaffordable or subsidized (Section 8)?
  • Are you unable to purchase a home through a bank or other programs?
  • Do you have a steady income? Could you make affordable mortgage payments every month?
  • Is every person over 18 in your family willing to do 250 hours of “sweat equity” (volunteer work) with Habitat for Humanity of Monroe County?

If you would like more details on criteria and eligibility, please view the guidelines here, give us a call at 812-331-4069 or email Martha at You can download our Homeownership Program flyer here.