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Home Repairs Made Affordable


Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley offers several programs in Pleasanton to make repairs that directly impact a homeowner’s health, safety and quality of life.

In partnership with the City of Pleasanton, grants are available for qualifying projects in rentals and owner-occupied homes. Projects up to $150,000 can qualify for the city's low-interest, deferred loans.

Projects over $15,000 may also be eligible for loans through the Renew Alameda County program, funded by Measure A1 Bond funds. To learn more, visit RenewAC.org.

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THE HOME REPAIR APPLICATION PROCESS


 

1 REQUEST FOR SERVICE

Submit a Request for Service form online or by mail below. This request is your opportunity to tell us about yourself and your home repair needs.

2 HABITAT FOLLOW UP

Once we receive your Request for Service, Habitat will review your submission and contact you with further questions or requests for more information and required documentation.

3 INSPECTION

After your request has been reviewed by Habitat, a professional contractor will visit your home to inspect requested repairs and create a plan to complete the repairs,

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Eligible Repairs


  • Plumbing
  • Electrical
  • Heating
  • Foundation
  • Roofing
  • Windows and Doors
  • Insulation
  • Exterior/Interior Paint
  • Flooring
  • Cabinets
  • Counter Tops
  • Accessibility Improvements

Funding Provided


Repair assessments are made to determine the scope of work and funding. There are several programs available:

Minor Home Repair Grants
many repairs for homeowners can be funded by a city grant, so the repairs have no cost to the homeowner.
Common uses: water heaters, flooring, door locks

Accessibility Grants
Accessibility improvements for renters (with landlord approval) or homeowners can be funded by a city grant, so the repairs have no cost to you.
Common uses: wheelchair ramps, showers, grab bars

Major Rehabilitation Loans
Repair work between up to $150,000 may qualify for a deferred City loan at 1% simple annualized interest. This loan requires no payments during the 30-year term but is due and payable when the term ends or the home is sold or transferred, whichever is earlier.
Common uses: reroofing, sewer line replacement, windows, electrical

Qualifications
New for 2020: Homeowners' insurance no longer required and asset limits have been raised.
  • Be a Pleasanton Resident
  • Own and live in your home, or rent and have landlord approval (renters only eligible for Accessibility Grants.)
  • Household assets no more than $100,000 for applicants under 62 or $150,000 for applicants 62 +. Assets excluded from this include the property to be rehabilitated, accounts not accessible to and that provide no income for the household, 401k's, etc. Exceptions to the asset limits may be considered on a case by case basis, such as an unemployed applicant or an applicant whose only source of income is disability.
  • Property is single-family home, condo, town home, mobile home, or multi-unit up to 4 units
Income Qualification

To qualify for grant or loan, your household income (including everyone who lives there except full time caregivers) must be at or below 80% of Area Median Income (AMI). Current maximum income limits are:

County 1 person 2 People 3 People 4 People 5 People 6 people 7 People 8 People
Alameda

$76,750

$87,700

$98,650

$109,600

$118,400

$127,150

$135,950

$144,700

Contra Costa

$76,750

$87,700

$98,650

$109,600

$118,400

$127,150

$135,950

$144,700

Santa Clara

$82,450

$94,200

$106,000

$117,750

$127,200

$136,600

$146,050

$155,450

Download a Request for Service form in English – Español – Tagalog – 繁體中文 - 简体中文 – Tiếng Việt - Hindi.

SUBMIT A REQUEST FOR SERVICE

For more information:
Call 510-803-3388
Email HomeRepair@HabitatEBSV.org
Call 510-803-3388 to arrange accommodations, or Dial 800-735-2929 for TTY/TDD services

Additional Resources

Click here to visit the City of Pleasanton Housing Division Webpage

Download Habitat's Alameda County Resource Guide

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