Program Description

HomeBase is the affordable housing consulting arm of Austin Habitat for Humanity. Through HomeBase, we are able to partner with developers and builders to create and secure long-term affordability in developments across the region. These partnerships take various forms, ranging from direct involvement in the funding and creation of the neighborhood (such as Westgate Grove and The Canopy at Westgate) to income-qualifying eligible families (such as Croslin Court and the Foundry). We also assist in resales of affordable units to make sure they stay as true affordable housing for the long-term.

 

Our preferred method of securing long-term affordability is through a Fixed Rate Appreciation model, where buyers receive a maximum of 1.5% simple interest appreciation on their home and are required to sell the home to another income-eligible family. For more information, please contact us!

© HomeBase
500 W Ben White Boulevard, Suite 100, Austin, TX 78704
Contact Us: 512-472-8788
HomeBase NMLS#: 377115

HomeBase is not a chartered bank or trust company or depository institution. It is not authorized to accept deposits or trust accounts and is not licensed or regulated by any state or federal banking authority. HomeBase is a Type-1 Support Organization of Austin Habitat for Humanity.

Consumers wishing to file a complaint against a company or a residential mortgage loan originator should complete and send a complaint form to the Texas Department of Savings and Mortgage Lending, 2601 North Lamar, Suite 201, Austin, Texas 78705. Complaint forms and instructions may be obtained from the Department’s website at www.sml.texas.gov. A toll-free consumer hotline is available at 877-276-5550. The department maintains a recovery fund to make payments of certain actual out of pocket damages sustained by borrowers caused by acts of licensed residential mortgage loan originators. A written application for reimbursement from the recovery fund must be filed with and investigated by the department prior to the payment of a claim. For more information about the recovery fund, please consult the department’s website at www.sml.texas.gov.

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Austin Habitat for Humanity
500 W Ben White Blvd
Austin, TX 78704

(512) 472-8788

Hours
Monday to Friday
8:30am – 5:30pm

ReStore Austin
500 W Ben White Blvd
Austin, TX 78704

(512) 478-2165

Hours
Monday to Saturday
9:00am – 8:00pm

Sunday
11:00am – 6:00pm

ReStore San Marcos
2521 South Interstate 35 Frontage Rd.
San Marcos, TX 78666

(512) 738-8383

Hours
Monday to Saturday
9:00am – 8:00pm

Sunday
11:00am – 6:00pm