The Home Repair Program provides home repairs for people of low-income in Henderson County. The program is administered by the Housing Assistance Corporation in partnership with other service providers.
Applying For The Home Repair Program
In order to qualify for the program, you must own the home, you must meet the income requirements, and the repairs requested must be a health or safety hazard.
The Home Repair Program will only make repairs that eliminate health and safety hazards. Cosmetic repairs are not eligible for the program. Examples of eligible repairs include:
- Living-assisted ramps
- Grab bars
- Minor electrical repairs
- Leaking faucets
- Roof leaks
- Floor repair
- Septic pumping
- Water heater replacement
- Steps and handrails
Who Can Apply For Home Repairs?
You are eligible for the Home Repair Program if:
- You are a homeowner, not a renter
- You live in the home for which you are requesting repairs
- Your gross annual income does not exceed 50% of the area median income
- You have no other source or means to pay for all of the repairs
Who Makes The Repairs?
The repairs are completed by a combination of Housing Assistance staff, volunteers, and sub-contractors.
Home Repair Program Costs
There is no mandatory cost to the homeowner to participate in the Home Repair Program. However, if you are able to contribute funds to help pay for materials or labor, your voluntary contribution will be greatly appreciated.
Funds for the Home Repair Program are limited and come from several funding sources, including United Way, state and federal programs, and private donations. Your monetary contribution will help stretch the Home Repair Program dollars so more homes can be repaired.
In order to verify information for your application, please bring the following documentation, if applicable:
Proof of income from all sources:
- Benefits letter for SSI, SS, pension
- 12 Months of wage history
- Child support payments received
- Disability payments received
Proof of home ownership, such as:
- Deed in your name
- Copy of the title in your name
- Current property tax bill in your name
Notarized letter from property owner:
If you own a mobile home on a rented lot, you need a notarized letter from the lot owner giving permission to perform tasks that might impact their property, such as building a ramp. The letter also needs to state the location of septic or utility lines.