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Self-Help Housing - NeighborWorks Sacramento Homeownership Center
NeighborWorks® Sacramento is a 523TA grantee for the Mutual Self-Help Housing Program funded by USDA Rural Development. USDA Mutual Self-Help Housing Programs allows a potential homeowner to play an active role in building their home. With 35 hours of construction labor a week for 10-12 months; your labor is your
Self-help housing programs like our Arbuckle and Winter Projects allow potential homeowners to play an active role in building their houses. Your labor is your down payment. To join our waitlist, visit the "Self-Help Housing" tab.
Is the Winters Project first come first serve?
No, participant selection will be lottery-based.
Do veterans get priority?
No, but the lottery will be segmented to ensure equal opportunity among all participants (e.g. 1 participant will be selected from a veterans pool).
When will the Winters Project be completed?
As of right now, there is no planned completion date. To ensure you are always in the loop: subscribe to our newsletter in the "News" tab, follow our social media accounts, and continue to check our website.
I'm no longer interested in the Winters project, but I'm still in the market for a home, what are my options?
We offer many housing services, and our HUD-certified counselors would be happy to assist you. To sign up for a free consultation, visit the "Housing Counseling" tab.