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Joplin Area Fuller Center for Housing is a leading grassroots nonprofit seeking to end housing insecurity in Southwest Missouri.
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Joplin Area Fuller Center for Housing is a leading grassroots nonprofit seeking to end housing insecurity in Southwest Missouri through innovative programs and collaborative projects for low- to moderate-income residents. We  offer zero interest loans and construction assistance for low to moderate income families seeking safe affordable  housing. We also offer essential home repairs and services in order to make an existing home a safe, affordable place to live. 

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  •   South Main Street, Carl Junction, MO, USA

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  • Mailing address: P. O. Box 3805, Joplin, MO 64803
  • For in-person assistance with applications please call our office or send an email to schedule an appointment.

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Qualifying families must meet three criteria:

  1. Current housing need: a home visit will be made to assess condition of current dwelling.
  2. Total household income must fall between 25% to 80% AMI for Jasper County, MO. (See chart below.) For new homes, family must also show financial ability to handle a mortgage or loan for project costs, plus expenses such as property taxes, insurance, utilities and home maintenance New home build expenses also includes the lot.
  3. Willingness to partner with JAFCH by paying back mortgage or loan for project costs plus contribute required sweat equity hours.

NOTE: Figures are for FY 2018 and subject to slight adjustment each year. Equal Housing Lender practices apply. Various documents including verification of income and credit check required with application. Applicants must have lived in the Joplin area at least one year.

Download application or call our office at 417-553-5383 for assistance. 
You can make a real difference in your community for a family and their children and for single individuals and the elderly. We provide a hand up approach more than a hand out. If you feel inclined to serve marginalized individuals and families, as we do, please join us or donate today

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