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Habitat for Humanity of Summit County

2301 Romig Road
Akron, Ohio 44320
Service Categories: Indepedent Living Services
Serving: Summit County

Habitat for Humanity’s Home Repair Program is a locally-operated program serving low-income homeowners who need help maintaining the exterior of their homes. This a Home Repair Program with a zero percent interest loan repayment.

The amount of your loan will include the final cost of the materials used in the repairs. All homeowners will also be required to complete sweat equity hours.

Effective September 27, 2017, Habitat requires a $50 down payment required if approved for the program.

Projects are completed April through November.

Eligibility Requirements
Single-family homes;  homeowner must occupy the home as their primary residence; Income must be above 30% – 80% of the Summit County Average Median Income guidelines;  property taxes must be paid and up to date, not on a delinquent paid contract;  If a mortgage on the home exists, it must be current with the lender and must not be in danger of foreclosure;  Homeowner’s Insurance must be current and paid to date;  All utilities, gas, electric, water, sewer, and trash must be current.  Applicants must provide proof for all requirements

Currently, March 31, 2020: Habitat for Humanity administrative offices are CLOSED to the public. Business can be conducted over the phone by calling 330-745-7734 or emailing us at or directly contacting the correct member of our staff. Please visit our website at for a staff listing.

Projects Available to Qualified Applicants:
Porch, steps, ramp construction; Interior framing/drywall repairs; Limited foundation work; Floor systems (floors, beams, joists, subfloor)
Insulation installation; Replace windows, interior doors
Installation of interior accessibility aids (grab bars, railings, etc.)
Roof replacement (full replacement including decking); HVAC work
Electrical and Plumbing; Gutter, downspout replacements
Interior room modification or addition for accommodations