Homeowner Repair Assistance

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The City Council is emphasizing and prioritizing Quality of Place for the City of Springfield residents. Maintaining a house will contribute to that goal. Having a well-maintained has many benefits for the owners; in helps with ageing-in-place situations, it can improve energy efficiency and reduce utility bills, and it can help prevent further deterioration which enhances home values for the area and neighborhood.

The City offers a Homeowner Emergency Loan Program (HELP) to assist income-qualified homeowners with no-interest loans with affordable terms that can help.

Our HELP program partner agencies add additional resources, most of which are grants, for needed repairs. These agencies have a long-standing record of assisting hundreds of homeowners with necessary repairs to their houses.

Ozarks Area Community Action Corporation (OACAC) operates a multi-county no-cost, energy efficiency assistance program that can improve your house’s energy efficiency.

Habitat for Humanity of Springfield’s three Home Preservation and Repair Programs alleviate health and safety issues and assist with needed home improvement projects.

Catholic Charities of Southern Missouri offers home repairs among many other services to Springfield residents and the surrounding area. Their home repair work has received recognition for providing quality essential services. For service information contact the Home Office in Springfield at: 417-720-4213.