There are several documents that must be submitted with your completed homeownership application. 

  • Completed and signed homeownership application.
  • Tax returns for the past two years.
  • Signed Request for Transcript of Tax Return form (use form attached to your application).
  • Three credit reports (use the forms attached to your application or visit
  • One month of your most recent pay stubs.
  • Request for Verification of Employment.  Please fill-out top portion ONLY (use form attached to your application). 
  • Social security and birth certificates for all members of the family that will be living in the home.
  • Other documents will be requested as needed.

See Homeownership FAQs

To see if you qualify for a Paterson Habitat home and for more information, please call
973-595-6868 x113 or email

Please fill-out an Application Request Form* to have an application mailed to you. 

*Filling out the application request does not mean you have applied for the program.