Allegheny County program covers home repair costs for families in need – WPXI

ALLEGHENY COUNTY, Pa. — A new program in Allegheny County is taking care of home repair costs for families.

“I can relax in my house and not worry that it’s going to fall down on me,” Kelly Scatena said.

Scatena and her husband bought their house in Mount Oliver more than a decade ago and have been raising eight children.

“My house was in really bad shape, and it needed more things than I could afford to do, and they needed done sooner rather than later,” said Scatena. “I was in a pretty bad spot. We were just going to

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🌱 Home Repair Program Supports Senior Citizens In Smithtown + Events

Hello, everybody! I’m back with your new edition of the Smithtown Patch newsletter. Keep reading for the most important things happening in town, including updates on…

  • Smithtown Senior Citizen free home repair services.
  • Registrations open for the 2023 spring intramural baseball and softball season.
  • Happenings and more!

Today’s newsletter is sponsored by Saf-T-Swim Smithtown

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The wait is over! Join friends & neighbors of the community as Saf-T-Swim Smithtown welcomes you to their Grand Opening Celebration on Saturday, February 25th from 11am – 2:30pm! Experience fun for the entire family including FREE

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Bradford White supports nonprofit home repair program with charitable contribution

Leading manufacturer donates $10,000 to Home Repair Services to support plumbing repair and water heater replacement for mobile home owners in Kent County, Michigan

AMBLER, Pa., May 21, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — Bradford White Corporation, an industry-leading manufacturer of water heaters, boilers and storage tanks, announced today a charitable donation of $10,000 to Home Repair Services (HRS) of Kent County, a nonprofit organization that offers income-based services to vulnerable homeowners in the Grand Rapids, Michigan area.

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Habitat for Humanity details Home Repairs Program | Hawarden Independent/Ireton Examiner

IRETON—Siouxland Habitat for Humanity has a new program for Sioux County residents to consider.

Sioux County director of Habitat for Humanity Kurt Franje shared details about the new Home Repairs Program with the Ireton City Council during its Monday meeting.

“This program is to help homeowners who meet income eligibility guidelines to maintain their homes and keep their community thriving,” Franje said. “The program’s focus is exterior work and accessibility to preserve a home and the owner’s ability to live in it.”

Projects can include modifications to help accessibility like ramps, level handles and door modifications; roof and porch repair

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Berks officials say housing repair program is having an impact

A state program that provides funding to help homeowners make critical repairs to their properties is starting to have an impact in Berks County, but the process of doling out the money is proving to be a slow one.

Ken Pick, the executive director of the county redevelopment authority who is overseeing the Whole Home Repairs Program, told county commissioners at a recent operations meeting that the process can be lengthy and cumbersome.

The program offers forgivable loans for homeowners to cover repairs that range from relatively minor fixes like patching a leaky roof to major renovations like replacing drafty

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