Habitat homeownership is not a giveaway program, but a partnership in which future homeowners and their families are involved in all aspects of our mission. Application Process Applying for a Habitat home is a thorough and detailed process. Families are selected based on their need for housing, willingness to partner, and ability to repay the mortgage. Sweat Equity Learn more about one of the features that makes Habitat Broward so unique from other affordable housing providers. Family Support Habitat Broward recognizes that an affordable mortgage is only one part of becoming a successful homeowner. Find out how we work to break the cycle of poverty for our homeowners and their children.