Habitat for Humanity
P.O. Box 226
Delhi, NY 13753
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Habitat for Humanity of Delaware County NY Programs
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A BRUSH WITH KINDNESS
Exterior work that includes painting, patching, minor repair, landscaping or replacement of materials for the purpose of maintaining good or sound condition.
Costs not to exceed 5 percent of the average cost of a new
Habitat home in the area.
Designed to improve the energy efficiency and overall indoor air quality and comfort of the structure, weatherization is a systematic repair process to an existing home based on a comprehensive energy audit, resulting in a defined scope of work.
Costs not to exceed 10 percent of the average cost of a new Habitat home in the area.
CRITICAL HOME REPAIR
Extensive interior or exterior work performed to alleviate critical health, life and safety issues or code violations, including a change to or repair of materials or components; a reconfiguration of space; a modification for accessibility; or installation or extension of plumbing, mechanical or electrical systems on an existing structure. Note: Painting is not a critical home repair.
Costs not to exceed 15 percent of the average cost of a new Habitat home in the area.
Applications can be emailed to:
Habitat for Humanity of Delaware County, NY
PO Box 226
Delhi, NY 13753
- You may be eligible for a home if you meet the following criteria:
- You do not own your own home
- Your income falls within the following guidelines:
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Habitat for Humanity is a partnership—not a charity. We provide a hand up, not a hand out, which creates partnerships with volunteers and homeowners.
Houses are not free. Qualified homeowners buy their houses through zero or low-interest mortgages and hundreds of hours of sweat equity.
- You are in need of housing as your present
residence is inadequate for your family.
- You have the ability to pay:
-You do not have excessive credit card debt or multiple
bills in collection. (Please call us if you are not sure.)
-If you have not declared bankruptcy in the last 3 years
-You pay your rent on time
-You have had stable income for the last 12 months
- You are willing to partner with Habitat:
-You are willing to partner with Habitat and put in
a minimum of 200 hours of “sweat equity” and will volunteer on the first home built for another family after your home is
-You will also attend budget classes and homeowner
-You are willing to live in a home where the
affiliate has land to build.