Through the Neighborhood Revitalization Program, HFHN offers Critical Home Repairs as an essential service to a more stable, vibrant community. We provide critical repairs, weatherization, and home preservation services to create healthy, comfortable, and safe homes.

Programs Offered:

  • Healthy Homes Repair services offered to create healthy, comfortable and safe homes for patients who suffer from chronic illness brought about by substandard living conditions.
  • Aging In Place Repair services provided to our senior community where they can continue living in a healthy, comfortable and safe home.
  • Veteran Critical Repair Repair services provided to our veterans where they will have a decent, healthy, comfortable and safe home.
  • Comfort Homes Joint repair program with PSE&G, Honeywell and Habitat to provide critical repairs and weatherization services to create healthy, energy efficient and safe homes.
  • A Brush with Kindness Services include FREE smoke alarm installs. painting, landscaping and exterior home repairs.

How To Apply:

Step 1: Attend an orientation
Step 2: Complete an application and submit all documents
Step 3: Get approved through family services committee and pass a home visit
Step 4: Pay application processing fee ($50 for repairs less than $2,500) ($100 for repairs greater than $2,500)
Step 5: Complete sweat equity* hours (minimum of 8hours per repair project)
Step 6: Repairs begin!

TO QUALIFY:

Demonstrating the Need

  • Based on income below 80% AMI (depending on family size)
  • Home must be in substandard living conditions

Demonstrating Responsible Homeownership

  • Must be current on all bill payments, including, Mortgage and Property Taxes
  • No liens or judgments on property

Willingness to Partner with Habitat

  • Meet Eligibility Criteria
  • Pay $50 – $100 Application Fee (depending on project)
  • Commitment to fulfill Sweat Equity Hours

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FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: DIANA YOUSSEF @ 973-624-3330 x 109