Housing Hero

Be a Housing Hero

  • Help buy a home
  • Help rehab or build a home (Save a House Make a Home Program)
  • Repair a home (Greater Blessing Program)
  • Help decorate a home
  • Be a Housing Coach-help families acquire & maintain their home

How does the housing work?

  • We raise $50,000 with local Heroes to buy and rehab a home.
  • We vet local families who might qualify for the home following Affordable Housing Guidelines
  • Our Board and Selection Committee vote on the most qualified candidate after completing our classes
  • The family must have a job, have a down payment and be able to complete sweat equity hours to receive the home.
  • The family pays a monthly mortgage to FCH for 15 years.

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141 S. Genesee St, Suite A

Waukegan, IL 60085