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Critical Repair Program

About the Program

Passaic County Habitat for Humanity’s Critical Repair Program helps low and moderate income Paterson Northside homeowners alleviate health and safety issues in and around their homes. 

Enrollment is closed.


Eligible Criteria: 

  • Home must be owner-occupied, single-family located in the Northside neighborhood in the City of Paterson (see map below). 

  • The applicant must own and occupy the home as their principal residence. 

  • The applicant must be current on their property tax payments. 

  • Household income must be less than 80% of the area median income.

Addressing Health & Safety Concerns

Repairs Include

  • Roof repair

  • Structural damage

  • Porch repair

  • Electrical 

  • Plumbing 

  • HVAC

  • Handicap Accessibility

  • Siding 

  • And more

Does NOT Address

  • Basic painting

  • Replacing flooring (unless for structural reasons) 

  • Window replacement 

  • Cosmetic repairs

  • Bathroom renovations or remodels (unless for handi-cap accessibility)

Applications closed on August 4, 2023 at 3pm

Every donation helps a family build a place to call home.

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