home preservation


Home Repair (Habitat’s Home Preservation Program)

Habitat for Humanity of the River Valley helps current homeowners who are struggling to maintain the integrity of their home, due to age, disability, or family circumstances. We offer affordable home repairs and energy efficient upgrades to homeowners in Madison, Limestone, and Jackson Counties. This program aims to bring community together as we restore owner-occupied homes to a state of safety and accessibility. 

Home Repair Program Criteria

  1. Need: The home is in need of a engery efficient repair that is within HFHRV’s scope of work and the homeowner is unable to physically and/or financially complete the repair themselves.
  2. Ability to Pay: The homeowner is required to pay a portion of the repair cost based on a sliding scale that considers the homeowner’s income. 
  3. Residency: The home in need of repair must be the homeowner’s primary residence and must be located in HFHRV’s service are (Madison or Limestone County). The homeowner must be current on property taxes, mortgage payments (if applicable), and homeowner’s insurance premiums. 
  4. Willingness to Partner: The homeowner must be present during the duration of the repair work. 

It’s important to act promptly if you wish to secure a slot for HVAC replacement this year, as our availability is limited. We encourage you to submit an interest form below.

Home Repair Interest Form

The information you provide will be used to identify your interest in the Habitat for Humanity of the River Valley’s Home Repair Program. Please note that the information you are about to submit is NOT an application but simply a pre-questionnaire. The application process involves income verification, a background check, a credit history review, and other factors that you have not been asked for yet. There is no guarantee you will qualify for the program.