01/09 2014

Please Get The Word Out About Rebuilding Together Free Home Repairs for Qualified Owners

Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh, a local housing nonprofit that delivers no-cost home repairs to qualifying low-income homeowners, is partnering with OPDC to repair homes in Oakland.

Check out the flier for more info.

The Printable version of the flier

pdf icon Application

All applicants must meet the following requirements to qualify:

  • Senior citizen (60 years or older),  veteran, or permanently disabled
  • Owns their home (name on the deed) and has used home as primary residence for at least 3 years
  • Current on all property taxes or on a qualified payment plan
  • Low-Income household:
# of
Residents
Maximum
Income/Yr.
Maximum
Income/Mo.
1 $ 17,235 $ 1,436.25
2 $ 23,265 $ 1,938.75
3 $ 29,295 $ 2,441.25
4 $ 35,325 $ 2,943.75
5 $ 41,355 $ 3,446.25
6 $ 47,385 $ 3,948.75

 

The free repairs provided by volunteers and contractors can include:

  • Painting walls and ceilings
  • Patching walls and ceilings
  • Window repairs/replacements
  • Door repairs (i.e. locks, hinges, eliminating drafts)
  • Roof and gutter repairs
  • Porch repairs
  • Handrail repairs
  • Grab bar installations
  • Wheelchair ramp installations
  • Hot water/furnace repairs
  • Caulking
  • Insulation
  • Landscaping