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Repairs

Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley has partnered with the City of San Jose to offer home repair grants to low income homeowners--mobile homes included.

We make repairs that directly impact a homeowner’s health, safety and quality of life. Eligible repairs in this city include, but are not limited to the following:

Eligible Repairs


  • Flooring
  • Minor Electrical
  • Lighting
  • Replacement of Built-in Appliances
  • Bathroom Upgrades, excluding shower
  • Heating & Cooling
  • Painting
  • Water Heaters
  • Siding/skirting Repair (on 25% or less of home)
  • Fencing & Gates
  • Door, Stair, Threshold, & Handrail Repair
  • Grab Bars
  • Plumbing, excluding re-pipes

Required Documentation


  • Photo IDs and Proof of Legal Residency for all Applicants
  • Copy of Certificate of Title
  • Proof of occupancy (including space lease agreement if in a mobile home)
  • Copy of Homeowner’s Insurance Policy
  • Income documentation for all household members 18 years of age and older

Funding Provided


Repair assessments are made by Habitat staff after visiting the home with the homeowner to determine the scope of work. Projects range in size depending on the home and homeowner's needs.

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

Qualifications
  • Own and live in a home in San Jose
  • Household income less than 80% Area Median Income. Income is calculated by number of household members, excluding full time caregivers. Current maximum income limits are:
County 1 person 2 People 3 People 4 People 5 People 6 people 7 People 8 People
Alameda

$74,200

$84,800

$95,400

$106,000    

$114,500

$123,000

$131,450    

$139,950

Contra Costa

$74,200

$84,800

$95,400

$106,000    

$114,500

$123,000

$131,450    

$139,950

Santa Clara

$92,250

$105,400

$118,600

$131,750

$142,300

$152,850

$163,400

$173,950

Current Maximum Income depends on the number of people in your household not including fulltime caregivers


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

Visit the City of San José Housing Department

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