Critical Home Repair & Home Preservation

Are you interested in repairing critical needs in your home, but don’t know where to start? Each year, Saginaw-Shiawassee Habitat for Humanity applies for grant funds to support critical home repair requests and  home preservation requests for homeowners, as well as separate grants for military veteran homeowners. Wondering what is the right program for you? Please do not hesitate to reach out to our office at 989-753-5200 x 210. See our available grants here.

Critical Home Repair

Each year, Saginaw-Shiawassee Habitat for Humanity applies for grant funds to support critical home repair requests for homeowners. The Critical Home Repair program grants up to $7500.00 for eligible repairs. Eligible repairs include: roof, windows, gutters, doors, siding, furnace, water heater, insulation, handicap modifications, etc.

Our 2017 “focus” neighborhoods are: St. Stephens/Southwest, Thomas Township, Freeland and Shiawassee County.

Click the links below for a letter from our staff describing this process, and for the current application.

Critical Home Repair Letter

CHR Application 2017

Home Preservation

We also help homeowners in “focus” community neighborhoods that need their house spruced up with exterior painting and minor repairs/landscaping. Please refer to the above “CHR Application” as well for this.

Veteran Repair

Saginaw-Shiawassee Habitat for Humanity also applies for grants specific to helping military veterans.

Veteran Repair Application