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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:

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 to determine the scope of work and funding. 

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
  • If accepted into the program, make a one-time $50 contribution towards program administration costs.
  • 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

$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

2019 Maximum Income depends on the number of people in your household not including fulltime caregivers

Partnership Requirements


  • Limited rehabilitation service grants are to be performed at a $50 flat charge to the homeowner.

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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