Program Summary

MaineHousing's Home Repair Program, which consists of a Home Repair grant, Elderly Hardship grant and Septic Repair/Replacement loans, provides help to low-income homeowners who cannot afford necessary home repairs.

For eligible homeowners, the Maine Home Repair Program can assist with such things as:

  • Well and septic system repairs or replacements
  • Heating and electrical system repairs
  • Roof and chimney repairs
  • Structural repairs
  • Lead paint mitigation
  • Repair or replacement of windows and doors
  • Energy efficiency improvements
  • Repair or replacement of siding
  • Handicap accessibility improvements
  • Other health and safety repairs


Am I Eligible

To be eligible, for a Home Repair grant or Septic Repair/Replacement loan you must own and live in the home that will be renovated or repaired. If the residence is a mobile home, it must be manufactured after 1976.

To be eligible for an Elderly Hardship grant, you must be 62 years or older, and you must live in the home that will be renovated or repaired. For an Elderly Hardship grant only, leased land is eligible for the ownership requirements.

Household income limits vary, depending on the type of assistance needed.


More Info

Please refer to our agency contact list  to fill out an application. For more information see the related documents and related links at the top of the page, or contact:

Megan McDonough, Housing Program Officer

Email Me

(207) 626-4602



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