Main Office and Restore Location:
101 Greyback Road Summerville, SC 29483
Call Us Today:
(843) 851-1414

Own A Home

Would you like to make the Dream of homeownership come true for you and your family? Dorchester Habitat for Humanity can help. We are looking for qualified partner families whose income falls within the HUD guidelines, who maintain a credit score of 600 or above, and who are willing to invest 300-400 hours of sweat equity.

What You Need to Apply for Your Habitat Home​

  • Live or work in Dorchester County for the last 12 months
  • South Carolina driver’s license or photo ID
  • Most recent tax return – for applicant and co-applicant
  • Paycheck stubs, SSI statements (last four months)
  • Checking account – 3 months of statements
  • Savings account – 3 months of statements
  • Job stability – minimum 1 ½ yrs in current employment
  • Household income falls within Dorchester County limits established by HUD (see chart to the right)
  • Rental history
  • Credit report history – minimum 600 credit score
  • No criminal record – individuals with drug possession/distribution & sexual abuse convictions will be disqualified

Household Income Guidelines

(combined income of everyone in the home)

Family Size Minimum
Monthly Income
Monthly Income
1 $1,654 $3,780
2 $1,890 $4,320
3 $2,126 $4,860
4 $2,363 $5,400
5 $2,552 $5,833
6 $1,654 $3,780


We are currently building in Knightsville and St. George. If you think you would qualify for a home please click here to download the application and requirements.

If you have any questions call 843-851-1414 ext 103 and leave a message, we will return your call. Or email