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Mountain View Community Homes

Habitat Metro Denver is excited to be building 20 new homes in the Havana Heights neighborhood in Aurora, providing affordable homeownership opportunities to families in a central part of the city. 

Mountain View Community Homes includes three- and four-bedroom duplexes with 1.52.5 baths and two dedicated parking spaces per unit. Some of the units will have garages as well. 

Explore below to view available homes and learn about the Habitat home-buying process.

Mountain View Community Homes for Sale

4 bedroom/2.5 bathroom – 2 story – Aurora

Mountain View Community Homes includes three- and four-bedroom duplexes with large porches and dedicated parking. The homes sit on a cul-de-sac just off South Havana Street and near Havana Heights Park, in Cherry Creek School District and close to green spaces, public transit, and local businesses. This project is made possible through a partnership with Mountain View United Church.

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3 bedroom/1.5 bathroom – 1 story – Aurora

Mountain View Community Homes includes three- and four-bedroom duplexes with large porches and dedicated parking. The homes sit on a cul-de-sac just off South Havana Street and near Havana Heights Park, in Cherry Creek School District and close to green spaces, public transit, and local businesses. This project is made possible through a partnership with Mountain View United Church.

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3 bedroom/1.5 bathroom – 2 story – Aurora

Mountain View Community Homes includes three- and four-bedroom duplexes with large porches and dedicated parking. The homes sit on a cul-de-sac just off South Havana Street and near Havana Heights Park, in Cherry Creek School District and close to green spaces, public transit, and local businesses. This project is made possible through a partnership with Mountain View United Church.

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THE HOMEOWNERSHIP PROCESS

Buying a Mountain View Community Home

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Thank you for your interest in buying a home with Habitat Metro Denver!
  • Start by watching this video to learn about program requirements and how to apply.
  • Also see below for a step-by-step guide to the home-buying process for our renovated homes. Click on each step to see details.

Click on each step below for more detail

Click on a floor plan to see the number of bedrooms and bathrooms, price, and square footage. Your household size should allow for no more than two people per bedroom.

General Requirements

To qualify for homeownership, applicants:

  • Must have lived or worked in metro Denver for at least six months (Adams, Arapahoe, Denver, Douglas, and Jefferson counties)
  • Cannot currently own a home
  • Cannot be a registered sex offender

Financial Requirements

Applicants also must:

  • Have a minimum of six consecutive months of employment on all current jobs, or 2 years if self-employed
  • Maintain a monthly gross income within our income guidelines (below), based on your household size
  • Have less than $2,000 in unpaid collections
  • Have at least two years since being discharged from bankruptcy
  • Have a “non-housing-related payment debt-to-income (DTI) ratio” of less than 13%. Debts might include minimum monthly credit card payments, car loans, student loans, etc. Income can include wages, business income, SSI/SSDI disability, alimony, child support, and retirement.
  • Show a total debt-to-income ratio (including Habitat mortgage payment) that is be less than 43%

Income Requirements

To purchase a Habitat home, you must make less than 80% of the Area Median Income (AMI). Your income level is based on your household size. To qualify for a Habitat home, you must make less than the amount listed below for your household size. 

1 Person Household                 
     $66,300

2 Person Household   
                  $75,750

3 Person Household   
                  $85,200

4 Person Household   
                  $94,650

 

5 Person Household   
                  $102,250

These are the maximum household incomes allowed. Note that while these represent our most common household sizes, Habitat Metro Denver serves households of up to 10 when homes are available.

The application is now open. Please fill out the Eligibility Questionnaire to get started: Homeownership Eligibility Questionnaire

Not yet ready or don’t qualify? Check out our list of community resources.

 

Once homes are available, you will fill out an eligibility questionnaire to confirm that you meet the program requirements. 

If you meet the requirements, you will receive an invitation to apply via email. In the application, you will:

  • Receive a link to our application packet and document request.
  • Have five business day to return the complete packet and provide the requested documents.
  • Have your application reviewed by our team to verify income, review credit and confirm household size.
  • Receive a pre-screening letter and get added to the Mountain View Priority List.
  • Watch an in-depth Mountain View Land Trust Information Session.
  •  Habitat staff will host Home Release and Selection Events for Priority List Members. This is when you will select your home.

When you select your future home, you will sign partnership documents, which will require you to:

  • Complete “sweat equity” hours, which includes volunteer shifts on construction sites and at Habitat’s ReStores, and completing a series of online homeownership classes.
  • Finalize your mortgage loan and close on your new home!
For questions about these homes, please contact our team.

About Mountain View Community Homes

Mountain View Community Homes includes three- and four-bedroom duplexes with 1.52.5 baths and two dedicated parking spaces per unit. Some of the units will have garages as well. The homes sit on a cul-de-sac just off South Havana Street and near Havana Heights Park, in Cherry Creek School District and close to green spaces, public transit, and local businesses.   

Mountain View United Church is generously leasing the land for these homes to Habitat Metro Denver for 99 years in a land lease agreement. This land lease allows Habitat to keep the homes affordable to buyers, who will pay less in property taxes. The land lease model also ensures the homes will be affordable for families who purchase the homes in the future.  

Mountain View Community Homes is being built just west of Highway 225 and just north of Parker Road, making it easy for future homebuyers to access local transit and commute to work or school.  

We are pledged to the letter and spirit of the U.S. policy for the achievement of equal housing opportunity throughout the nation. We encourage and support an affirmative advertising and marketing program in which there are no barriers to obtaining housing because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, handicap, familial status, or national origin.

Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver is a 501 (c) nonprofit organization, FEIN: 74-2050021 see our About Us page for more organization information.