Other Housing Services
Other Housing Services
If our Homeownership Program, Weatherization & Home Repair Program, and Other Carpenter Programs aren't suitable for you at the present time, there are other resources in the City to help you with services like affordable homeownership and home repairs, as well as services Habitat does not provide like rental assistance and temporary shelter. We cannot gaurentee that any of these organizations or programs currently have funding.
1234 Market St., 20th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Basic Systems Repair Program (Homeowners Only): 215-448-2160
- Roof: leak must be causing severe damage
- Walls/dangerous structural problems
Weatherization Assistance Program:215-448-2161
Provides free weatherization and energy-efficiency improvements to owner-occupied and rental units. Services include air-sealing measures; window and door repair or replacement: wrapping of hot water-heaters, heating pipes and ducts; sealing of basement openings, crawlspaces and chaseways; insulating and air-sealing of roof area; repair and efficiency modifications to central heating systems.
Adaptive Modifications Program: 215-528-5830
Provides adaptations to the house or apartment of disabled individuals. Services are free to physically disabled Philadelphians. Income guidelines apply.
Community Improvements Program: 215-476-4205
Provides community Improvements (roofs, sidewalks, steps, etc.) for homeowners in the Carroll Park and Cobbs Creek sections of the city.
1924 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Assists low-income homeowners with basic heater repairs.
Landlords are responsible for maintaining the property's heating system. To report a landlord because of a defective heater or if he/she is not providing enough heat, call the Philadelphia
Low Income Usage Reduction Program (LIURP): 800-675-0222
Senior Housing Assistance Repair Program (SHARP): 215-765-9040
Includes replacing exterior doors and locks, rebuilding basement steps, making minor plumbing repairs and replacing electrical switches, outlets and fixtures. Priority service is given to low-income people with physical disabilities who are over 75 years old and living alone.
PCA Senior Helpline: 215-765-9040
Provides information about other programs for senior citizens.
Grants to Individuals
Historic Properties Repair Program: 215-546-1146 x2
Provides grants to homeowner-occupied units in historic districts for exterior repairs to their homes so that the historic character is maintained. Income guidelines apply.