Habitat for Humanity of Martin-Faribault Counties
Home Repair and Maintenance - Exterior Repair (A Brush with Kindness)
125 N Main St, Ste 6B, Blue Earth, MN, 56013
Distance: 1000 Miles
Provides minor indoor and/or outdoor home repair and maintenance or handyman work to help keep homes safe.
The Brush with Kindness exterior repair program helps low-income homeowners preserve their home. Eligible homeowners receive low-cost repair services such as painting, landscaping, and weatherization.
Volunteer labor and donated materials help keep costs low.
- Private pay
- Sliding fee scale
- People with low income
Homeowners are selected based on income, need and willingness to partner.
9:00am - 3:00pm, Monday - Friday
Martin and Faribault counties
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
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PH-3300.2750-250General Minor Home Repair Programs Definition
Programs that provide a variety of minor home repair services for homeowners who qualify. Specific services vary by organization but include such things as fixing leaky pipes and faucets; clearing clogged drains; replacing broken switches, sockets and electrical fixtures; changing light bulbs; fixing or replacing door locks and handles; replacing broken screen doors or window panes; installing smoke and carbon monoxide detectors and changing batteries; making minor repairs on stair treads; replacing carpet threshold strips; and replacing furnace filters.
PH-3300.2750-300House Painting Definition
Programs that provide labor and/or supplies for people who need to paint the interiors or exteriors of their homes as part of routine, ongoing maintenance.
YL-3300.4500Low Income Definition
Individuals or families whose annual income is between 150 and 200% of poverty level for their family size.
YL-3300.6500Poverty Level Definition
People whose annual income is within the federal poverty level guidelines which vary according to family size and are revised annually.