Renew-it

Renew-It is a home repair program for low-income homeowners to address health and safety, energy efficiency and accessibility solutions around the home.

Low-income homeowners can benefit from an interest-free loan for their repair projects.

How to qualify

Homeowners must meet the following criteria to qualify for the program.

The homeowner(s) must:

  1. Have a total household gross income that falls within one of the following brackets AND family size:
    • 2 people: $26,748 – $38,185
    • 3 people: $32,888 – $46,362
    • 4 people: $39,926 – $52,583
    • 5 people: $45,282 – $59,304
    • 6 people: $51,073 – $66,027
  2. Have had ownership of the house for a minimum of 5 years
  3. Remain in the home for the duration of the loan
  4. Have an acceptable credit report
  5. Not have previously benefited from Habitat’s homeownership or repair program
  6. Be willing to partner with Habitat through volunteer hours and recruiting volunteers for the project
  7. Provide proof of paid current property taxes and house insurance

Project Examples

  • Install of NB Power energy efficiency kits
  • Draft proofing
  • Mechanical & electrical work
  • Exterior caulking
  • Siding and trim repairs or replacement
  • Exterior deck, stairs & ramp repair
  • Exterior door work-locksets, weatherstripping, etc.
  • Roof repairs or replacement
  • Window replacement
  • Exterior deck or stair replacement
  • Build a new ramp
  • Increase accessibility inside the house

 

Warranty
Habitat for Humanity Moncton will provide a warranty for the work complete for 1 year or the duration of the loan, whichever is shorter.

Renew-It Repair Projects – Expression of Interest

Start the Application Process

There are 5 steps to the application process:
1. Expression of interest (pre-qualifying questionnaire)
2. Full application with supporting documentation
3. Home visit / Home inspection and housing committee’s project review and selection
4. Family partnership committee application review and selection
5. Final approval from committees or the board of directors if required

To begin the application process, we first require you to submit our Expression of Interest form, below.

For additional information, please contact:
Rhonda McKinley, Executive Assistant
(506) 384-4663
hfhmoncton@habitatmoncton.com