Applications are what do I do?

There are many ways you can get the application:

  1. download it by clicking here
  2. visit the Habitat ReStore or office in person to pick up a paper copy
    Both located at 659 Warren Ave., Portland, ME 04103
    Office hours: Monday through Thursday, 8 AM-4 PM
    ReStore hours: Wednesday through Saturday, 10 AM-5 PM
  3. fill out this form to request that we send you a paper application in the mail.

Buying a home is a big deal and requires a lot of information from you. This application is extensive and can be complicated. We are here to help you fill it out.

Incomplete applications will not be accepted, so it’s important that you take your time and ask questions. For this reason, we strongly encourage you to work closely with our Director of Family Services, Molly, to complete your application. She is happy to meet with you in-person or work with you via email or over the phone.

Email Molly Brake, Director of Family Services, at or call her at 207-772-2151 x 104 for help.

  • All applications Standish homeownership are due no later than noon on Wednesday, April 5.
  • Freeport applications are due no later than noon on Wednesday, April 19. 
  • You will not receive any parts of your application back, so it’s important that you submit copies and not originals of things like your identification, social security cards, and tax returns. 
  • Double check your application is complete. Check again. Use this checklist to be really sure.
    • Give us copies of your important documents, not originals.
    • Everyone in your household needs to be listed on the application.
  • How to submit your application:
    • drop it off at 659 Warren Ave., Portland
      • Habitat office, located next to the ReStore:
        • The office is generally open Monday through Thursday, 8AM- 4PM, but call 207-772-2151 before you arrive to confirm somewhere is there.
        • If you want to meet with Family Services Director, Molly, to confirm your application is complete when you hand it in, reach out to her to book an appointment. Email her at or call her at 207-772-2151 x 104.
      • If the office is closed, you can drop it off at the ReStore, located next door to the office, during the following hours:
        • Wednesday through Saturday
          10 AM to 5 PM
    • mail it to the Habitat office:
      • HfHGP
        Attn: Molly Brake
        659 Warren Ave.
        Portland, ME 04103
Click here to download an application
Click here to request an application via mail