Habitat for Humanity PBC Home Repair Programs

Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit organization that helps families build and improve places to call home. Habitat for Humanity of Palm Beach County offers two different programs to help homeowners preserve and repair their homes. In addition, they partner with organizations to provide a holistic approach to improving communities.

A Brush with Kindness

This program's repair costs generally range from $1,000 - $5,000, with the homeowner repaying only a percentage of the price based on their income.

Eligible Projects 

  • Pressure washing the home and exterior surfaces (driveways, patio, walkways, etc.)
  • Exterior painting of home
  • Yard clean-up (can involve securing a dumpster)
  • Landscaping (applying new sod, plants, mulch, etc.) 
  • Minor tree trimming
  • Minor Exterior wood repair to stairs, shutters, siding, soffit, and fascia
  • Caulking doors and or windows and repair door seals
  • Repairs to exterior doors and windows
  • New driveway or repairs
  • New fencing or repairs to existing fencing
  • Wheelchair ramp installation or minor repairs

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Critical Home Repairs

This program's costs can range from $5,000- $10,000 with the homeowner repaying only a percentage of the price based on their income.

Eligible Projects

  • New roof or roof repairs
  • Air conditioning  (HVAC) repairs or replacement
  • Handicap accessibility modifications
  • Improvements to plumbing
  • Hot water heater repairs or replacement
  • Electrical work or replacement
  • Bathroom repairs or replacement
  • Kitchen repairs or replacement
  • Major exterior improvements
  • Termite treatment

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