Home Improvement Program Details

Program Summary

MaineHousing's Home Accessibility and Repair Program provides help to low-income homeowners who cannot afford necessary home repairs in the form of a Home Repair grant or Elderly Hardship grant. 

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

  • Well 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


Eligibility

To be eligible for a Home Accessibility and Repair grant 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 60 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

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