Currently, we are offering help in two ways in Jasper County, Iowa.
Find out if you qualify below.
Reasnor residents: Does your home need repairs? We’re coming to you in May! Check out our Reasnor Rock the Block flyer (PDF) to find out if your project qualifies and learn how to apply!
We are a non-profit housing ministry that sells new or renovated houses with affordable financing to qualified low-income families in Jasper County. We serve 30-60 percent of the area median income. Our Partner Families are based on criteria that does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, creed, color, gender, religion, physical or mental disability, national origin, or family status. We serve people in need of decent housing regardless of race or religion.
Families must earn between 30-60% of the area median income and live in cost-burdened or substandard housing.
Families who partner with Jasper County purchase their home from Habitat with an affordable mortgage.
Families complete 300-400 hours of sweat equity helping build their home and completing a financial education course.
(a more detailed PDF)
Rock The Block
Rock the Block ® provides a path for homeowners, organizations, volunteers, and Jasper County Habitat for Humanity to come together to assist low-income residents with needed repair, maintenance, weatherization, safety, accessibility and beautification of homes. Residents that qualify for Rock the Block ® services are given access to critical home repairs, weatherization, and home preservation projects.
Families must earn between 0-60 percent of the area median income and own their home.
After a complete home assessment our staff will determine what, if any, repayment is needed.
Partner families are required to complete a minimum of six (6) hours of sweat equity, and one financial literacy session.