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Habitat for Humanity Coachella Valley, with Palm Desert and Home Depot Foundation are Building Two Veterans Homes

Habitat for Humanity Coachella Valley (HFHCV) and its partners, the City of Palm Desert and The Home Depot Foundation are building 2 new, affordable homes on lots donated by the city for veterans and their families. The houses will be sold at no profit, with a small down payment and low-interest mortgage. One of the homes will be for a mobility device dependent veteran and his/her family.

If you are interested in applying for one of the veteran homes being built in Palm Desert, or if you know of a veteran who may be interested, please call Habitat for Humanity Coachella Valley, (760) 969-9617. For more info CLICK HERE.

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)
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  • ___ 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

A Brand New House

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Available for Income-qualified, Disabled Veteran!

Habitat for Humanity Coachella Valley, with Palm Desert City and the Home Depot Foundation, has completed this three-bedroom home in Palm Desert, to ADA specifications for a low-income, disabled veteran or his/her disabled family member. The buyer must be honorably discharged and meet certain eligibility requirements, as well as providing evidence of financial responsibility. For more information call Family Services at HFHCV, (760) 969-6917 for application information. The houses will be sold at no profit, with a small down payment and low interest mortgage. NO Agents or brokers, please!

This house is in the heart of Palm Desert, CA, 44879 San Benito Way, convenient to shopping and recreation. It has three-bedrooms, two and a half baths, all new appliances, low maintenance desert landscaping, easy access adaptations.

If you are interested or know of someone who might be, please contact Family Services at (760) 969-6917.

Download Basic Homeowner Qualifications (PDF)

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

  Minimum Maximum
3 Person
$20,160
$48,250
4 Person
$24,300
$53,600
5 Person
$28,440
$57,900
6 Person
$32,580
$62,200
7 Person
$36,730
$66,500
8 Person
$40,890
$70,800
HUD Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Income Limits

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