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Boise Valley Habitat for Humanity (BVHFH) is excited to launch a new program to serve families and individuals in need and to encourage strong communities. The Home Repair Program will address accessibility and safety concerns in homes owned by low-income families and elderly residents of Ada County. The program will initially launch through the construction of permanent accessibility ramps to qualified individuals and continue to expand services and activities to enable elderly individuals to remain in their affordable homes and avoid displacement.
Habitat’s Home Repair program will launch in partnership with LINC Idaho and will continue to bring together partners for collaborative community impact projects in neighborhoods for the betterment of the community.
Note: The Home Repairs program does not work on mobile homes.
To qualify for home repair, both the property and applicant must meet all of the following criteria:
Applicants’ gross annual income must fall within the income guidelines according to household size as specified by the HUD income limits below:
The Home Repair Program strives to make its services available to individuals in need through a sliding scale fee for services. The table below outlines the total percentage of the project cost that a homeowner must agree to repay in full based on the percentage of Area Median Income (AMI) that a household qualifies.
To learn how to apply to our programs, visit our "Apply for Assistance" page.
Boise Valley Habitat for Humanity is excited to launch an AmeriCorps program to provide new and holistic services through the Home Repairs program by providing accessibility for low-income homeowners.
Members will have the opportunity to serve in several focus areas which include: Construction, Homeowner Services and Volunteer Management.
The BVHFH AmeriCorps program is administered by Serve Idaho and sponsored by AmeriCorps.
Take a look at the full position description and apply below!
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