Critical Home Repair

For existing homeowners, Habitat can provide home repairs necessary to continue living safely and affordably in your own home. Eligible families must earn below 80% of the area median income; these guidelines are determined by the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development each year. Please see 

https://www.nhhfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/HUDincome_current.pdf for more information.

In general, Critical Home Repair projects:

  • Do not exceed $5,000 in total cost
  • Require only a few days’ worth of work

Examples of repairs can include:

Wheelchair ramps and installation of handicapped accessibility features
Weatherization projects
Siding repair
Window and door repairs
Flooring repairs
…and much more

Program Eligibility
Families interested in a critical home repair through Habitat must:

  1. Own your home and have up-to-date homeowner’s insurance.
  2. Be located within our service area. We serve the towns of Amherst, Brookline, Hollis, Hudson, Greenville, Lyndeborough, Mason, Merrimack, Milford, Mont Vernon, Nashua, Pelham, Wilton, and Windham.
  3. Have an income of between 25-80% of the area median income (see application for these guidelines).
  4. Demonstrate a critical need for the repair – is the needed repair affecting your family’s safety, health, etc.?

    To apply, please fill out and return a Critical Home Repair application.

 

Emergency Housing

Greater Nashua Habitat for Humanity does not have the ability to provide emergency housing.  For people looking for emergency housing assistance, please call the coordinated access number at 1-844-800-9911.