Sussex County Habitat for Humanity helps low income homeowners in Sussex County who need home repairs.
 
Repair Categories:
 
1. A Brush With Kindness:
Exterior work that includes painting, patching, minor repair, landscaping or replacement of materials for the purpose of maintaining good or sound condition.
 
2. Weatherization:
Designed to improve the energy efficiency and overall indoor air quality and comfort of the structure, weatherization is a systematic repair process to an existing home bsed on a comprehensive energy audit, resulting in a defined scope of work.
 
3. Critical Home Repair:
Extensive interior or exterior work performed to alleviate critical health, life and safety issues or code violations, including a change to or repair of materials or components; a reconfiguration of space; a modification for accessibility; or installation or extension of plumbing, mechanical or electrical systems on an existing structure. Note: Painting is not a critical home repair.
 
Sussex County Habitat ONLY supplies the volunteer labor and expertise for the repairs. Any permits, tradespeople, materials or other expenses needed for the home repair are the responsibility of the homeowner. Please review our Home Repair Application form for information & pay particular attention to pages 5 and 6 of the form.
 
If your repair will cost less than $1,000 please fill out this short form Home Repair Application Short .
 
You must remember:  
1. You must be the homeowner
2. We only provide labor. (There is a small fee for incidentals)
3. You are responsible for: permits, tradespeople, materials, and any other expenses incurred.
4. Project must be approved by the board.
5. You must be willing to help with the project when possible.