Free, impartial advice on home improvement and maintenance projects.


Subsidized-rate financing to cover project costs.


How Can My Home Qualify?

If your home is 50 years old or older and is located in a participating city, you can receive technical assistance and may qualify for a low-interest rehabilitation loan. The loan can be used for numerous interior and exterior projects that make your home more comfortable, while preserving architectural character.

This impressive Swiss-Chalet Revival style house was in probate for two years, vacant and vandalized. The homeowner used the Heritage Home Program to complete a total rehab, inside and out.

The Heritage Home Program can also fund garages and additions sympathetic in scale, architectural style and general context for the property.

This house is a three-time Heritage Home Program participant! The first homeowner started the initial rehab in 1993. The second homeowner used the Heritage Home Program for exterior carpentry repairs, painting and a kitchen renovation. In 2003, the homeowner again used the program for a fresh coat of paint.

This Heritage Home Program project shows how a modest investment of less than $11,000 can transform a house. The homeowner completed a new roof, exterior painting and manicured the landscape.

These homeowners completed most of the work themselves. They removed the aluminum siding, which put cash back into their budget. Carpentry repairs were made to the wood siding and a fresh coat of paint was applied. It was also important to them to restore the copper roof at the bay window on the side of the house.

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