Home Repair Help for Elderly and Disabled Homeowners

Did you know that the last Saturday in April is National Rebuilding Day? As a part of this national celebration, Rebuilding Together Peoria helps to rehabilitate the homes of low-income elderly or disabled homeowners so that they may live in warmth, safety, and with independence. The volunteers at Rebuilding Together Peoria provide assistance including yard and house clean up, painting, carpentry, plumbing repairs and electrical repairs.

Who is eligible to apply for Rebuilding Together Peoria Assistance? You are eligible if you are a homeowner in Peoria, East Peoria, Richwoods Township, or Unincorporated Peoria County; have a household income below $38,200 for one person or $43,650 for two people; have at least one elderly or disabled occupant; have paid current property taxes; and have active and casualty homeowners insurance.

As the economic pressure on low-income households grows, especially for those with elderly or disabled residents, more and more of these households are placed in the position of choosing between vital necessities and essential home repairs. If you find yourself in this position and qualify for help, simply apply at rebuildingtogetherpeoria.com or call 309-674-2462.

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