Additional Assistance With Home Repairs

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development office provides grants to seniors through the Rural Repair and Rehabilitation program. The Home Repair program accepts home repair projects that do not exceed $10,000 and should be targeted to one specific repair per application. Senior citizens, aging 55 and above are also the targets of these grants, since majority of these people are unemployed or retired from service. Kent Home Repair invites contractors enrolled with the Municipal Research and Services Center (MRSC) Small Works Roster to bid on small residential projects under $10,000. The Home Repair Program is Habitat Philadelphia’s strategic response to this overwhelming need.home repair

Qualifications are identical to the Senior Minor Home Repair Program and include homeowners who are 60 years old or older, own and reside in the home as their primary residence, are under the applicable income limit for the household size, have assets under the asset limit, …