Habitat for Humanity Critical Home Repair Program
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Lowell’s Critical Home Repair program offers assistance to qualified seniors, veterans and families to help alleviate health, safety and code violations. This program is part of an ongoing effort to meet Habitat’s mission that everyone should have a simple, decent, affordable place to live in dignity and safety. As with all Habitat for Humanity programs, this offers “a hand-up, not a hand-out”.
Are you a homeowner in need of a critical home repair?
- Must own home within Habitat Greater Lowell affiliate territory. Towns listed below.
- Home must be owner occupied OR serve as primary residence.
- Home must be a single family or duplex/condo homes.
- Rental units and mobile homes are not eligible.
- Applicants must pay 25% of the overall estimated value of the repair work.
- Household income must be below current maximum income limits listed below.
- Applicants may not have more than $25,000 in liquid assets (excluding retirement funds).
- Applicants must show proof of current homeowners insurance (or letter stating requested work is required to reinstate).
- Applicants must show proof of up to date property taxes.
- Veterans must demonstrate proof of general or honorable discharge.
2020 Income Guidelines
If you live in one of the following cities or towns
Billerica, Chelmsford, Dracut, Dunstable, Lowell, Tewksbury, Tyngsboro and Westford
If you live in the following towns:
Bedford, Burlington, Carlisle, Concord, Reading, No Reading, Wakefield and Wilmington: