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Hand-Up Repair Program

Are you in need of repairs?
We offer the following repairs to those that own their own home and meet our guidelines. We currently do not assist with any interior repairs. 
  • Home Preservation

    Exterior work
    Patching
    Minor repairs
    Replacement of exterior building materials for maintaining good/sound condition

  • Critical Home Repair

    Health and safety issues
    Modification of accessibility

If you can answer "YES" to the following questions you may qualify

  • Does Your Home Have Current External Repair Needs?

    Examples include: peeling paint, drafty windows and doors, overgrown landscaping, or a need for a wheelchair ramp.

  • Do You Own Your Own Home?

    To partner with Habitat for Humanity of Dalton-Whitfield & Murray for repairs you must own your own home.

  • Are You Willing To Make A Contribution to help offset the cost of the materials for repair? Costs can range from 10-30% of work completed.​

  • Are You Willing To Work?

    Volunteers from the community will work side-by-side with you and members of your household over the age of 16 in repairing your house. Alternative contributions can be approved if you are physically unable to participate.

  • Do You Meet The Guidelines For Low-Income Families In Whitfield & Murray County? Greater Dalton Habitat for Humanity wants all partner homeowners to have a safe and sufficient home. To accomplish this and continue our program, it is imperative that families have a sufficient income to pay a reasonable up-front payment with Greater Dalton Habitat for Humanity.

 

Apply for the Repair Program

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