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Critical Repairs

Our Critical Repair Program

Habitat’s Critical Home Repair program is an extension of our mission to build strength, stability, and self-reliance through shelter. It helps families maintain and stay in their homes, and contributes to neighborhood stabilization and revitalization.

Repairs can be 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. For more information about our critical repair program please call 937-586-0860 for more information about the application process. 

Basic requirements:

  • Home must be owner-occupied
  • Home must be located in Clark, Greene, or Montgomery County
  • Household income must meet program guidelines
  • Payment may be required
  • Mobile homes are not eligible

Past repairs have included:

  • Accessibility: wheelchair ramps, stair lifts, moving washer/dryer to first floor
  • Replacement/repair HVAC, electrical, and plumbing
  • Water heater replacement
  • Roof repairs/gutters/windows
  • Weatherization
  • Exterior painting, minor exterior and cosmetic updates
  • Repairs of code violations to prevent further fines

If you are in need of critical repairs, meet our basic requirements, and would like more information on how to apply please call 937-586-0860


Was your home damaged in the 2019 Memorial Day Tornadoes?

As part of the Miami Valley Long-Term Disaster Recovery Operations Group, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Dayton is helping individuals navigate the personal and property recovery process in the wake of the 2019 Memorial Day tornadoes. Working alongside other organizations in the community, we are providing tornado survivors with the resources and services they need to recover, rebuild, and achieve resiliency for the future.


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