Repair a home

Affordable repairs and rehabilitation with experienced contractors


Grants, while very helpful, can be difficult to get due to strict eligibility rules. Grants are also very specific about what repairs they will allow, and what kinds of repairs cannot be paid for with grant funds. They can also take longer to get approved. Loan funds have fewer restrictions, though some loan programs, especially programs with very low interest rates and generous repayment terms, have some eligibility rules. Market-rate loans give borrowers the widest range of choices about how the funds will get used.  A borrower’s ability to borrow funds is mostly determined by their income, credit, debt obligations and the value of their collateral (i.e. the home being repaired). See our lending page for more information.

That depends on the work that needs to be done.  Some repairs cost less than $5,000; other repairs can cost more than $40,000.  Through Frontier’s process, Frontier’s staff can prepare a work write-up and help homeowners understand what sources of funding can help pay for which aspects of the project. Sometimes it takes both loan and grant funds to pay for all the repairs that are necessary in order to stabilize a home, and make it warm, safe and dry for the long-run. Contact us to find out more.

Frontier staff and its sub-contractors are capable of completing virtually every kind of residential repair. However, sometimes it is not possible to repair a home. Because Frontier believes in being honest and transparent, Frontier staff will tell a homeowner when they believe repairing a home is not viable.

Just like the cost of repairs, the time it takes to repair a home depends on the work that needs to be done. The time between application and the start of work also depends on the funding source(s) we use. Grants take longer than loans (see above). Contact us to begin the process and see what this could look like for you.

If your home is in need of major repair, we can help. Whether you’ve been impacted by a disaster or your home is no longer accessible to you, we can work with you to find a low interest loan or grant and connect you with quality contractors to get the job done.
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