Roof & Repair Program Overview and Application Process
The Habitat for Humanity of Omaha Roof & Repair program was introduced in the beginning of 2009. The goal of this program is to help current homeowner occupants restore lost value in their homes and improve the fabric of their neighborhoods. Eligibility requirements for the Roof & Repair program are: you must own your home, meet certain income guidelines and have an existing problem with your house. You do not have to be the owner of a Habitat home.
|Photo by James Nedresky|
Once accepted into the program experienced, reputable and fully insured contractors will present bids for the project. Thirty-year laminate style shingles will be used and are available in a variety of colors. Along with replacement of any deteriorated roof members, gutters and downspouts, other home repairs that affect the quality of the roof will be made as needed. All work meets or exceeds current city codes. The Roof and Repair program has expanded its scope of work to include windows, entry and storm doors, siding, front and rear porches, decks, retaining walls, concrete walkways and driveways.
Partner families are issued a no-interest loan for the cost of the repairs by Habitat Omaha, on which they will make monthly payments based on their ability to pay. Like the Homeownership program, Roof & Repair partners must complete Sweat Equity hours as a part of their payment. These hours are spent doing construction or other work as needed.
If you are interested in applying download an application. If you have more questions or would like to pick up an application contact Barry Wingert, Roof & Repair Coordinator, at (402) 884-7656. Return completed applications to Barry Wingert, 2204 Ames Avenue, Omaha, NE 68110.
Roof & Repair Home Photos
|Roof and Repair home before updates.||A house during the repair process.||A completed Roof and Repair house.|