Habitat For Humanity Introduces Their Home Repair Program

Siouxland Habitat for Humanity is welcoming applications for its Home Repair Program. The program is to help homeowners maintain their homes and keep their community thriving. This program offers needed home maintenance and repair to existing homeowners who meet income eligibility guidelines.

Projects for Carefulness

The program’s focus is exterior work and accessibility to preserve your home and your ability to live in the home. Projects can include:

  • Accessibility modifications like ramps, level handles, and door modifications
  • Roof and porch repair/replacement
  • Siding/soffit repair and painting
  • Driveway and sidewalk repair
  • Landscaping and tree trimming

Eligibility Criteria

Do you think you or someone you know may qualify for Habitat’s Home Repair Program? If so, here are some of the qualifications that will be considered.

  • Willingness to Partner: Families are required to complete a minimum of 8 hours of “sweat equity” (Volunteer labor) by the completion of the repair project.
  • Demonstrated Need: A need for exterior home repair must be demonstrated in order to qualify for home repair
  • Own Your Home: You must own your home and it must be your primary residence. You must also be current on your property taxes and your homeowner’s insurance
  • Income Level: to qualify, an applicant must fall within certain income parameters and be able to make affordable monthly payments.

How to Apply:

  • 712-224-5117
  • 1150 TriView Ave, Sioux City, IA 51103
  • jeff@siouxlandhabitat.org
  • www.souxlandhabitat.org