Are you a homeowner in need of help with maintenance for the exterior of your home? Habitat for Humanity Clay & Yankton Counties “A Brush with Kindness” Program offers assistance to qualified seniors, veterans, and families help with weatherization of doors and windows, one time yard maintenance, and exterior painting. This program is part of an ongoing effort to meet Habitat’s mission that everyone deserves a simple, decent, affordable place to live. As with all Habitat programs, this offers “a hand up, not a hand out”
- Completion of application and all needed income and homeowner verification. A Habitat representative to determine if the project falls within the scope of work and project cost guidelines will perform a property assessment.
- A Memorandum of understanding will need to be signed.
- Sweat equity hours are required; including a budgeting class hosted by Habitat will need to be completed before completion of project.
- Repairs will be scheduled and completed based on Habitat’s construction schedule.
- Exterior Painting
- Single story homes
- Yard Maintenance
- Trimming shrubs