Home Repair Application

HOME REPAIR PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS – To be accepted, applicants must:

1. Own and occupy a home in Bennington County for at least one year prior to application date;

2. Own a home that, for reasons of safety, health and affordability, could benefit from minor repairs;

3. Earn between 30% and 80% of the median income for Bennington County (please refer to Income Limits Chart
below). This refers to total household income

4. Be unable to afford necessary home improvements and unable to complete them due to age, disability, or circumstance;

5. Be willing to partner with Habitat

6. Be able to repay an interest-free loan for the out of pocket cost of the work

If these requirements are agreeable to you, please fill out the form provided to request an application for our Home Repair Program.

We will need copies of the following information (Please don’t send originals) submitted with your completed application:

• Your current Income Tax Return. If you did not file taxes in the previous year, please provide a letter, signed by you, that states that you did not file taxes in the previous year and the reason why.

• Vermont Household Income – Include income of all other persons, if any, who lived with you during the last year. Vermont Household Income Schedule HI-144

• Your last two (2) paycheck stubs or other proof of income.

• Your last two (2) bank statements showing all checking, savings, and loan balances. If you do not have a bank account, please write that on your application.

• Proof of child support and/or public assistance (such as SSI, AFDC, Social Security, disability, food stamps, etc.) if you receive them.

• Proof of home ownership (this may include the Deed of Trust or your most recent property tax receipt).

Thank you for your interest, we will try to get the application in the mail to you within 3 business days of your request.

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