Los Angeles, CA – August 7, 2012: Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (HFH GLA) is pleased to offer free or deferred, zero-interest loans for home repairs to veteran and military homeowners and their families who reside in the greater Los Angeles area. This program is offered on a first come, first served basis.
This special program is available for low-income veteran homeowners and/or household members who were honorably discharged from the military. Examples of repair services include wheelchair ramps and interior home modifications for increased accessibility, landscaping, painting, window and roof replacement, as well as mechanical, electrical and plumbing upgrades.
To Qualify, Applicants Must Meet The Following Requirements:
- Be a homeowner or household member earning less than 80% of LA County’s area median income
- Repairs needed must meet program guidelines
- Submit an application. Applications may be obtained online here
Funding is limited; therefore not all qualified applicants will be selected. For additional information about this program and to begin the application process, visit the HFH GLA website and click on Housing Initiatives/Habitat for Heroes or call 310-323-4663, ext. 176.
About Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles (HFH GLA) strives to eliminate substandard housing through advocacy, education and partnership with families and individuals in need to build decent, sustainable and affordable housing. Since 1990, HFH GLA has built and renovated more than 700 homes locally and worldwide, transforming the lives of hundreds of individuals. HFH GLA is a GuideStar® Valued Partner and has achieved the coveted Charity Navigator 4-Star rating awarded to nonprofits for sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency. For more information, please visit http://www.habitatla.org or call 310-323-4663. Visit our blog at http://buildingagreaterla.blogspot.com.
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Jo-An Turman, Habitat for Humanity GLA
Angela Moore, Starfish PR