|Affordable Housing Centers of Pennsylvania - Home Improvement and Repair - Francisville||Assisting clients with less than perfect credit, are offered the security of having your house feel like your home without the risk of falling victim to a predatory loan.||Philadelphia||Affordable Housing Centers of Pennsylvania - Francisville||Affordable Housing Centers of Pennsylvania|
|Allegheny County Department of Economic Development - Allegheny Home Improvement Loan Program (AHILP)||The Allegheny Home Improvement Loan Program offers low-interest and no-interest home improvement loans to eligible homeowners within eligible areas of Allegheny County.
Emergency/Priority Improvement loans provide timely financing for the repair of code violation or emergency condition that presents a health and safety hazard.
General Improvement Loans support the rehabilitation and improvement of residential properties.
Emergency/Priority Improvement Loans:
0% interest, mortgage-secured, no processing fee
Minimum loan amount:$2,000 Maximum Loan amount: $10,000
General Improvement Loans:
1% interest rate, mortgage-secured
$375 processing fee which may be financed
Minimum loan amount: $3,000 Maximum loan amount: $23,000||Allegheny||Allegheny Home Improvement Loan Program (AHILP)||Allegheny County Department of Economic Development|
|Armstrong County Courthouse - Home Rehabilitation||Operates various home rehabilitation and repair programs including:
HOME Program - A housing rehabilitation grant program for income qualified homeowners who need general home improvements that are code deficiencies.
Accessible Housing Grant - A county-wide handicap accessibility improvements grant program for the permanently disabled living in rental and owner occupied housing.
Housing Preservation Grant Program - A county-wide grant program for very low income owner occupied homeowners to make program eligible general home improvements of their choice.
Manor Township Housing Rehabilitation Program - A Manor Township-wide housing rehabilitation grant program for income eligible homeowners who need general home improvements that are code deficiencies.
Senior Home Repair Pilot Program - Program provides seniors 60 years of age or older with a grant of up to $6,000 and technical assistance to repair/replace their furnaces and/or their roofs.||Armstrong||Armstrong County Courthouse - Housing||Armstrong County Courthouse|
|Bayfront East Side Taskforce (BEST) - Home Chore Program||Provide assistance to homeowners in improving safety, security and accessibility of homes. Homeowners cited for code violations that require professional contracted services are encouraged to apply.||Erie||Bayfront East Side Taskforce (BEST)||Bayfront East Side Taskforce (BEST)|
|Bradford's Office of Economic and Community Development - Housing Rehabilitation Program||Housing rehabilitation program that assists homeowners with home repairs. Both the City and Township's housing rehabilitation programs address BOCA housing code violations. The funds are used for a wide variety of rehabilitation needs including new heating systems, electrical, plumbing, foundations, porches, roofs, exterior siding, painting, bathrooms, kitchens and safety (smoke detectors, hot water tank relief valves).||McKean||Bradford's Office of Economic and Community Development ||Bradford's Office of Economic and Community Development |
|Bucks County Housing Services Department - Housing Rehabilitation Program||Provides assistance to lower income homeowners for the repair and rehabilitation of their homes. The program provides a loan of up to $15,000. If lead paint removal is involved, assistance may increase to $30,000. Eligibility for participation in the program involves a minimum of one-year ownership/residency, meeting of family income criteria, and maximum assets of $10,000 ($20,000 for disabled or elderly). Eligible activities for assistance include weatherization, improvements to bring property to code and/or make it handicap accessible.||Bucks||Housing Program||Bucks County Housing Services Department |
|Central Pennsylvania Community Action - Clearfield Office - Weatherization||Weatherization Assistance. Aims to reduce the energy costs of low income individuals and families – primarily high energy users as well as the elderly and disabled – by making energy efficient improvements to the home. Includes Usage reduction programs, hazard control, Homeowner Rehabilitation, etc.||Clearfield||Central Pennsylvania Community Action - Clearfield Office||Central Pennsylvania Community Action|
|Chandler Hall - Restorative Home Care Health Programs||Chandler Hall provides different types of Home Health Care Services according to the individual need. Rehabilitative or Restorative Care is available to people recovering in the comfort of their own homes. A team of registered nurses, social workers, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, and home health aides provides visits as necessary to assist participants in regaining their health and returning to their fullest potential. Special emphasis is placed on educating the participant & their families to promote independence. A dedicated staff works with family members to assess a person's history, strengths, accomplishments and goals to develop an individual plan. Individual programs include primary health care, education, counseling, & therapies. We value the family's role in caring for an individual who is receiving care or coping with an acute or chronic illness.
Home Health Care Programs provide:
- Therapy Services by Physician Order
- Highly Skilled & Screened Staff
- Pain Control & Symptom Relief
- Individualized Plan of Care
- Medicare Certified Service
- Procurement of Medical Equipment & Supplies
- Social Services & Spiritual Counseling available
- Education of Community Services
- Assistance with Discharge Planning
Our Medicare Certified Home Health Program is JCAHO certified. Following a medical occurrence, with a Physician's order, we are able to provide clients with therapies and nursing visits. Home Health visits are processed through your insurance plan. Chandler Hall accepts most health insurance plans and is a provider of Home Health in Bucks County.||Bucks||Chandler Hall - Bucks; Newtown||Chandler Hall|
|Critical Home Repair Program||Will make critical home repairs which focus on safety, security, energy efficiency, accessibility and fixing code violations. No emergency services available.||Dauphin||Habitat for Humanity of the Greater Harrisburg Area||Habitat For Humanity|
|Endless Mountains Habitat for Humanity||Habitat for Humanity works in partnership with people in need to build and renovate decent, affordable housing. The houses then are sold to those in need at no profit and with no interest charged. Volunteers provide most of the labor, and individual and corporate donors provide money and materials to build Habitat houses. Partner families themselves invest hundreds of hours of labor - "sweat equity" - into building their homes and the homes of others. Their mortgage payments go into a revolving Fund for Humanity that is used to build more houses.||Wyoming||Endless Mountains Habitat for Humanity||Endless Mountain Habitat for Humanity|
|Energy Coordinating Agency of Philadelphia - Heater Hotline||Provides free emergency heater repairs for low-income homeowners. strives to respond to high-priority calls, e.g. homebound caller or callers whose furnaces experienced a recent breakdown.|
Up to $2,000 may be spent to fix broken heaters. If the repair costs more than $2,000, the applicant will be referred to Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation's Basic System Repair Program.
|Philadelphia||Energy Coordinating Agency of Philadelphia - Philadelphia; North Philadelphia||Energy Coordinating Agency of Philadelphia|
|Family Services of Montgomery County - Project HEARTH - Counseling||Project HEARTH (Helping Elderly Adults Remain in Their Home) has been carefully designed to promote the emotional well-being of elderly adults in the community by providing them with special support services to help them remain independent.
Professional counselors assist seniors in dealing with:
- Chronic illness coping skills
- Relationships||Montgomery||Family Services of Montgomery County - Montgomery; Eagleville||Family Services of Montgomery County|
|Genesis Housing Corporation - Homeowner Rehab Program||The Montgomery County Homeowner Rehab Program provides grants and technical assistance to qualified lower income owners to improve their homes and eliminate housing code violations.||Montgomery||Genesis Housing Corporation - Montgomery; Norristown||Genesis Housing Corporation|
|Genesis Housing Corporation - Pottstown Homeowner Property Rehab Program||The Targeted Homeowner Property Rehab Program brings Washington Street neighborhood homes up to local codes including lead paint testing and abatement, new roofing, new heating systems and new electrical systems.||Montgomery||Genesis Housing Corporation - Montgomery; Norristown||Genesis Housing Corporation|
|Good Neighbors - Home Repair||Provides assistance in the form of labor and supplies for people who need to make major repairs to their homes or upgrade/replace entire systems to eliminate health and safety hazards (such as gas leaks, outdated or hazardous electrical wiring and plumbing) or to improve their security e.g., by installing fences or fixing/replacing broken doors or windows.||Chester||GOOD NEIGHBORS HOME REPAIR, INC.||Good Neighbors|
|Greene County Human Services - Housing Rehabilitation Program||Offers grants to provide assistance to low-income owners of single-family home owners. Funds are for home improvements to correct code deficiencies.||Greene||Housing Authority of the County of Greene||Greene County Human Services|
|Habitat for Humanity Wyoming Valley||Wyoming Valley Habitat for Humanity is a non-profit organization that builds simple, decent homes to sell to families in need. We use volunteer labor and charitable gifts to ensure our homes are affordable to low income families in Wyoming Valley.
Families who purchase Habitat homes invest at least 300 hours of ‘sweat equity’ volunteer labor. Ideally, they work on their own homes by building walls, painting, installing windows or other work related to their skill levels. Many community members also volunteer their time. Some are skilled professionals, many are not. By keeping labor costs down, Habitat is able to keep selling costs low.||Luzerne||Habitat for Humanity Wyoming Valley||Habitat for Humanity Wyoming Valley|
|Hosanna Industries||Home repair services for needy, qualified, very low/low-income homeowners. New home construction. Disaster repair services. All forms of home repairs: roofs (not more than one story), siding, windows, doors, porch repair, drywall/plaster repair, flooring, plumbing, electrical, appliance replacement, hot water tanks, furnaces, retaining walls, masonry.||Beaver||Hosanna Industries||Hosanna Industries|
|Housing Authority of the County of Beaver - Home Improvement Project||Provides financial assistance to eligible owner/occupants of residential housing for the rehabilitation of their homes.||Beaver||Housing Authority of the County of Beaver||Housing Authority of the County of Beaver - Public And Indian Housing|
|Housing Partnership of Chester County - Home Rehabilitation Program||The purpose of this county wide program is to help low to moderate income home owners correct violations of the BOCA Property Maintenance Code, Local and State Codes, and the Section 8 Housing Quality Standards. Violations include, but are not limited to, structural, plumbing, heating and electrical problems. Lead based paint is also addressed in this program.
Handicap accessible modifications are also included in this program. Modifications include, but are not limited to, widened doorways, ramps and accessible bathrooms and kitchens.||Chester||Housing Partnership of Chester County||Housing Partnership of Chester County|
|Housing Rehabilitation||The primary objective of federal/state/local funded housing rehabilitation programs is to provide tangible, financial assistance to individuals and families who, due to limited financial means, are forced to reside in homes which are unsafe, unsanitary, and generally lacking in energy efficiency. The programs are designed to refurbish homes which have physical deficiencies that pose health and safety threats to the occupants of the structure.||Lackawanna||Housing Rehabilitation||Lackawanna County Government|
|Loans||Provides qualified low and moderate-income homeowners with 0% deferred loans up to $15,000 for major system repairs.||Delaware||Housing Rehabilitation Loan Program||Delaware County Office of Housing and Community Development|
|McKeesport Housing Corporation||Home Improvement Program for low/moderate income McKeesport families.||Allegheny||McKeesport Housing Corporation||McKeesport Housing Corporation|
|Montgomery County Department of Housing and Community Development - Home Rehabilitation||Provides house rehabilitation services.||Montgomery||Montgomery County Department of Housing and Community Development -||Montgomery County Department of Housing and Community Development|
|Mustard Seed Missions||Home repairs for disabled and low income Venango County homeowners through a referral from a Venango County Human Services caseworker.||Venango||Mustard Seed Missions||Mustard Seed Missions|
|Nazareth Housing Homeowner Assistance Program||Helps low income elderly and/or disabled homeowners make critical home repairs and improvements. Housing counselors visit clients in their home to determine the scope of work needed, provide post-purchase counseling on repairs, including referrals to reliable contractors; when feasible and appropriate grants or low interest loan programs may be considered (eligibility requirements apply).
||Allegheny||Nazareth Housing Services||Community at Holy Family Manor|
|New London Presbyterian Church Christian Life Center - Project RAKE||Provides free home repair to families in need. in the Avon Grove School District area: Oxford, Nottingham, and Cochranville. Handicap ramps are also avaialble..||Chester||NEW LONDON PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH CHRISITAN LIFE CENTER||New London Presbyterian Church Christian Life Center|
|Philadelphia Corporation for Aging - Senior Housing Assistance Repair Program (SHARP)||Senior Housing Assistance Repair Program (SHARP) provides low or no-cost minor home repairs for homeowners 60 years and older. Priority is given to those 75 years and older, living alone, disabled, and low-income.||Philadelphia||Philadelphia Corporation for the Aging - Philadelphia; North Philadelphia||Philadelphia Corporation for Aging|
|Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation - Basic Systems Repair Program||Provides repairs to electrical and plumbing systems; heater replacements; roofs which are leaking severely; and walls or dangerous structural problems.||Philadelphia||Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation - Philadelphia; Center City||Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation|
|Redevelopment Authority of the City of Erie||Housing rehabilitation assistance for low/moderate income owner-occupied households throughout the City of Erie. Lead Hazard Control program to mitigate hazards associated with lead-based paints is available for income-qualified households throughout Erie County (both owner-occupied and rental properties). Homebuyer Assistance for 1st time homebuyers in the City of Erie. Commercial facade improvement programs (in limited areas of the City of Erie). Adopt-a-Lot Program to allow residents, businesses, and neighborhood groups to care for and utilize vacant lots in their neighborhood (ideal for gardening, creating an impromptu pocket park, planting flower beds, etc.).||Erie||Redevelopment Authority of the City of Erie||Redevelopment Authority of the City of Erie|
|Redevelopment Authority of the City of Uniontown - Zero to Low Interest Rehabilitation Home Loans||Assists homeowners through the provision of no interest rehabilitation loans.||Fayette||No Interest Rehabilitation Home Loans||Redevelopment Authority of the City of Uniontown|
|Redevelopment Authority of the County of Fayette No Interest Rehabilitation Home Loans||Assists homeowners through the provision of no interest rehabilitation loans.||Fayette||No Interest Rehabilitation Home Loans||Redevelopment Authority of the County of Fayette|
|Redevelopment Authority of the County of Washington - Home Rehabilitation Program||Offers home owners rehabilitation program with funds available to Washington County. Provides low interest loans for home improvements.||Washington||Redevelopment Authority of the County of Washington||Redevelopment Authority of the County of Washington|
|Renovation Assistance - Clubhouse Econo - Rhinovations||Assist families in need to help renovate living spaces.
||Luzerne||Clubhouse Econo - Rhinovations||Clubhouse Econo - Rhinovations|
|STEP, Inc. - Home and Building Initiatives Clinton County||Income-based programs offer residential housing rehabilitation, and energy-efficient housing improvements. Staff members engage eligible homeowners and renters in developing a plan to use identified resources to provide affordable, safe, accessible and energy-efficient housing improvements. Through community collaboration and partnerships with county and local municipal governments, and a multitude of other non-profit organizations, the program leverages local, state and federal housing resources. Staff members engage eligible homeowners in developing a plan to use identified resources for solutions that provide affordable, safe, accessible and energy-efficient housing improvements.
||Clinton||STEP, Inc. - Housing Options Pathway||STEP, Inc.|
|Town of Bloomsburg and SEDA-Council of Governments’ (SEDA-COG) Housing Program||Repairs are free for income-qualifying homeowners in the Town of Bloomsburg. Repairs may be considered to include structural, plumbing, heating, and electrical work. This includes improvements for mobility-impaired residents.
If applying homeowners live in the flood zone, they must have flood insurance.||Union||SEDA - Council of Governments||SEDA - Council of Governments |
|Unique Aid Home Care - Home and Community Habilitation Services||Assists individuals to gain, maintain, and improve skills in the areas of self-care, daily living activities, social skills, and to enable the person’s involvement in community activities. These services help people live in their home; participate in local community activities; use community resources such as parks, pools, movies etc.; and access informal supports such as service clubs, senior programs, and other community opportunities.||Bucks||Unique Aid Home Care||Unique Aid Home Care|
|USDA Rural Development Single Family Housing Section 504 Home Repair Loan & Grant Program - Butler County Office||Provides loans to very-low-income homeowners to repair, improve or modernize their homes or grants to elderly very-low-income homeowners to remove health and safety hazards. Assistance to people with Lead Service Lines that need to be replaced, if they meet income and place eligibility requirements.
Authorized loan and grant purposes include but are not limited to the following:
2. Provide storm windows
3. Purchase or repair heating systems
4. Repair roofs
5. Repair siding
6. Repair or supply structural supports
7. Provide a convenient and sanitary water supply
8. Provide bathroom facilities
9. Provide handicap accessibility
10. Pay expenses, such as fees for legal and other technical services and reasonable connection fees for water, sewage and electricity or gas.
How much money can I get?
• Loan amount not exceed a cumulative total of $20,000
• Maximum life-time grant amount is $7,500
• Loans and grants can be combined for up to $27,500 in assistance
What are the terms of the loan or grant?
Loans can be repaid over 20 years
Loan interest rate is fixed at 1%
Full title service is required for loans of $7,500 or more
Grants have a lifetime limit of $7,500
Grants must be repaid if the property is sold in less than 3 years
If applicants can repay part, but not all of the costs, applicants may be offered a loan and grant combination||Butler||United States Department of Agriculture - Butler County Service Center||United States Department of Agriculture|
|West Chester United Methodist Church||Services include:
Faith Guidance and Counseling
Holiday Adoption Program
Tutoring for Limited English||Chester||WEST CHESTER UNITED METHODIST CHURCH||West Chester United Methodist Church|