34470 Gateway Dr., Suites 100 & 110     Palm Desert, CA 92211    

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A New House for the Huertas

hfhcv_news_homeThe Huerta Family moved into their home just in time to welcome baby Nevaeh Aurora! HFHCV restored an existing three-bedroom home in Palm Desert and sold it to the Huertas in November. HFHCV has been able to restore 3 existing houses for new families. Check this page for information on future available homes.

Homeowner information

Basic Homeowner Qualifications

  • To qualify for a Habitat for Humanity home, you must meet all of the following:

  • currently live in substandard, overcrowded conditions — existing conditions could include faulty plumbing, unsafe electrical wiring, no heat or cooling systems, building code violations, converted spaces for living quarters, too many family members in one house

  • U.S. Citizen or legal resident and Coachella Valley resident for at least one year

  • total gross income of all family members from all sources including employment, child support and/or SSI, Social Security Disability or Retirement, Pensions, and other benefits must fall between the limits listed in the *HUD table for your size family

  • a history of financial responsibility with steady employment and/or other income sources

  • a modest down payment payable to Habitat for Humanity upon completion of the home

  • 200 hours of "sweat equity" building your home or others

  • a willingness to live in whatever Coachella Valley city and/or neighborhood in which Habitat is building or renovating

  • attend homeowner orientation

Application Checklist -- Items Needed

  • ___ Copy of Driver's License or state I.D., birth certificates and social security card (for all family members residing in home)
  • ___ Copy of 2 most recent years personal tax returns

  • ___ Copy of 2 most recent pay stubs showing year-to-date income

  • ___ Copy of 2 most recent months bank statements (all pages)

  • ___ Award letters for social security, pension, or disability income

  • ___ Copy of divorce and custody papers

Habitat for Humanity Coachella Valley’s Mission is to Provide Affordable Housing, by Building Homes for Those in Need in the Coachella Valley.


Watch this space for news of upcoming building projects. We will call for applications as soon as properties become available. We are not able to hold your application for any period of time. Your best practice is to check this website periodically for more information. The basic requirements for home ownership are shown here. Houses are sold at no profit, with a small down payment and low interest mortgage.

Download Basic Homeowner Qualifications (PDF)

*HUD Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Income Limits

  Minimum Maximum
3 Person
4 Person
5 Person
6 Person
7 Person
8 Person
HUD Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Income Limits


For more information, please contact our office at (760)969-6917.