Habitat OC serves more families by adopting an approach that addresses homeownership as a whole. To achieve this goal, Habitat OC is working alongside various community partners to offer a hand-up to low-income homeowners that are having difficulty repairing their home. Habitat OC enables families to remain in their home and continue to live independent lives, despite fixed incomes and/or physical limitations, by focusing efforts on health, safety, and accessibility.
To apply for our Hand-Up Home Repair program, you must meet the following criteria:
Applicants must be willing to provide a minimum contribution, which will be used to cover some of their own project costs or to be reinvested into future home repair projects.
Applicants must perform sweat equity to the extent of their physical capabilities. Applicants must obtain and provide the required documentation and information by the given deadlines.
Applicants must own their own home and have a provable need that falls within our scope of work and capabilities.
There is no guarantee that Habitat OC will have the funding to complete all home repair inquiries. Due to the nature of this program, additional parameters may come into play during family selection according to funder needs/grantor requirements.