Habitat Home Repairs

Need help with home repairs? Habitat for Humanity of Frederick County Maryland is here to help!

Habitat for Humanity of Frederick County, MD’s Home Repair Program is an extension of our mission to build strength, stability, and self-reliance through shelter. Habitat’s Home Repair Program partners with local homeowners who need assistance completing necessary repairs or modifications to their homes. Each project is unique to the needs of the homeowner and helps families maintain and stay safe in their own homes by addressing necessary health, safety, and accessibility repairs.

Eligibility for Habitat Home Repairs program

  • Applicant (s) must be a Frederick County homeowner
  • Home must be the primary residence of applicant(s)
  • Applicants must plan on living in the home for at least three years after completion of repairs
  • Applicant(s) must be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident
  • Applicant(s) must have a need for repairs that they cannot complete themselves (physically or financially)
  • Applicant(s) must have a household income below 80% of Frederick County’s area median income (AMI)

What We Can Do

Exterior Safety Repairs

  • Repair or replace broken windows, siding, trim, or gutters, caulk around exterior doors and windows, install weather stripping around exterior doors. Repair or replace roof, deck and porch.

Interior Safety Repairs

  • Minor plumbing and electrical work, flooring and drywall repair or patches, carpentry repairs such as interior stairs, door frames, and transitions in floors.

Accessibility Repairs

  • Install ADA compliant toilets, and aging in place enhancements such as grab bars, additional handrails on interior or exterior staircases, wheelchair ramps, stairlifts, and walk-in showers. 

What We Can’t Do

  • Cosmetic upgrades
  • Repairs that are not critical to health or safety
  • Remodeling or construction of housing additions

Interested in Habitat Home Repairs?

Download and complete an application, fill it out and return to coralynn.wells@frederickhabitat.org or send it via mail to:

Habitat for Humanity of Frederick County, MD
24 S. Wisner Street, Suite 130
Frederick, MD 21701