HOW WE DO IT

  • Groups of volunteers help homeowners with exterior maintenance
  • This typically includes painting, minor exterior repairs, landscaping, weatherization, and exterior clean-up
  • Habitat selects partner families based on income, need, and willingness to partner
  • In addition to volunteers, Habitat uses donated materials and makes no profit
  • Repayment options are available at 0% interest
  • All work is supervised by qualified construction leaders

ELIGIBILITY

  • Family income must be no more than 80% of Area Median Income (HUD guideline)
  • Homes must be owner-occupied
  • Scope of work must match project and program resources
  • All able-bodied homeowners and residents of the home are required to work alongside volunteers; a minimum of 8 hours of Sweat Equity is required
  • Homeowners are expected to be cooperative partners with San Gabriel Valley Habitat for Humanity staff and volunteers
  • Interested homeowners must complete and submit a Repair Program Application under the “Apply”  button to the left of this page

2017 Adjusted Household Income Limits (HUD GUIDELINE)

  • 1 person household…………….$50,500
  • 2 person household…………….57,700
  • 3 person household…………….64,900
  • 4 person household…………….72,100
  • 5 person household…………….77,900
  • 6 person household…………….83,650
  • 7 person household…………….89,450
  • 8 person household…………….95,200

Based on the 2017 Los Angeles County figures and are subject to change.

RESULTS

  • Helps families to live in safe and well-maintained homes
  • Keeps homeowners in their homes and protects their initial investment
  • Restores the homeowners’ dignity and pride of homeownership

WHY IT MATTERS

The program is designed to revitalize the appearance of the neighborhood, encourage connections within the community, and preserve affordable housing stock.