what we do
Affordable Home Repair helps families address critical needs in their homes by focusing on safety, accessibility and meeting municipal codes. By offering home improvements for a low cost, the program will help preserve and ensure safe, decent, and affordable housing in our community.
who we serve
Low income homeowners who are in need of assistance with home repairs.
- Up to 80% of project costs could be covered based on your income
- 0% interest pay installments instead of all at once
- Older adults, persons living with a disability, and veterans strongly encouraged to apply
Volunteering on projects is easy and fun! Projects are typically 1-3 days long, usually Saturday & Sunday. It is a great way to spend the weekend helping your neighbor! Apply to volunteer as a group or individual online or call our office.
- Own and live in your home
- Have a 83501 or 99403 zip code
- Have homeowner insurance
- Current on mortgage payments and property taxes
- Pass a background check
- Willingness to partner with L-C Valley Habitat. The L-C Habitat Affordable Repair Program encourages “sweat” equity from each home repair partner.
- Able to show need of repair
Income should not exceed 80% of HUD income guidelines:
Household Size 30-80% Area Median Gross Income (AMI)*
1 $14,350 – $38,150
2 $17,240 – $43,600
3 $21,720 – $49,050
4 $26,200 – $54,500
For larger households, contact the Habitat office.
types of repairs
- Porch Repair
- Exterior Door Repair and Replacement
- Roof, Gutter, & Chimney Repair
- Broken Window Repair
- Code Violations
- Plumbing Hazards
- Electrical Hazards
- HVAC Repair
- Foundation Repair
- Structural Repair
- Tree Hazards
- Smoke Alarms/Carbon Monoxide Detectors
- Exterior Home Repairs, such as painting, siding and gutters
At Habitat for Humanity, we believe everyone deserves a decent place to live, helping families in need of safe, affordable housing. In addition to building and selling new, we also make affordable home repairs for homeowners in the neighborhoods where we build. If you own your home is located in Lewiston, Idaho or Clarkston, Washington and you have a need for affordable repairs you may qualify! The Affordable Home Repair Program helps families address critical needs in their homes by focusing on safety, accessibility and meeting municipal codes. By offering home repairs for a low cost, the program will help preserve and ensure safe, decent, and affordable housing in our community. Affordable repairs provide a low cost way for fixed income seniors and persons living with disabilities to repair or modify their homes so that they can continue to live safely and independently, prevent falls and age in place.
Request for an Affordable Home Repair applications can be made online or by calling our office. L-C Valley Habitat will review the repair request. Once approved, the L-C Valley Habitat Construction Manager will review the repairs and the job costs with homeowner for their approval of all costs before the work begins. As condition of approval, the homeowner will be required to provide a signed photo release for photos of the family and home.
Some repairs, such as plumbing or electrical will be done by licensed contractors.
Please note that this Interest Form is not an application, but provides us with your contact information so that we may contact you for further information.