Home Repair

Habitat For Humanity

Need help fixing up your home?

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Pittsburgh offers several programs designed to help low-income homeowners with repairs to their homes.  Repairs are completed primarily through the efforts of our volunteers, with green and sustainable building practices used whenever possible. Repairs are affordable, as they are completed at no-profit to Habitat. If needed, low or no-interest loans may be available to help finance the cost of the work..

Please see below for a description of each program. For more information, contact us at (412) 351-0512 or info@pittsburghhabitat.org.


A Brush With Kindness (ABWK)

ABWK helps with minor-to moderate exterior repairs.  Eligible repairs include painting, landscaping, roof repair/replacement, window replacement, accessibility modifications, and other volunteer-friendly activities. 


Veterans Build Program

The Veterans Build Program assists local veterans and their families with necessary home repairs or renovations including interior and exterior accessibility modifications. In addition to providing or preserving access to quality, affordable housing, our Veterans Build Program gives veterans an opportunity to serve together as volunteers and helps facilitate reintegration with the community. Beyond funds raised locally for our Veterans Build program, the Home Depot Foundation approved HFHGP as one of 36 Habitat affiliates across the country to participate in their 2012 Repair Corps partnership.

Read the Home Depot media release  


Weatherization Services (P.H.F.A. Partnership)

HFHGP has partnered with the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) to help homeowners with low-cost repairs that make their house more energy-efficient. Repairs save homeowners money on their utility bills and can help improve the air quality, safety and longevity of the home. Repairs are completed through a contractor and financed through a loan with PHFA. Eligible repairs include; roof repair/replacement, energy-efficient windows and doors, energy-efficient heating/cooling systems, air sealing, insulation and ductwork.


Critical Home Repair

Currently under development at HFHGP, CHR will offer affordable rehabilitation work for home repairs and improvements necessary for restoring and maintaining safe and sound living conditions and home values.  


Program Documents

Application for 'A Brush with Kindness' and 'Veterans Build' Programs

Application for 'Weatherization' Program

A Brush with Kindness (ABWK) Flyer

Weatherization Flyer


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