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Repairs Program

Durham Habitat’s critical repairs program is intended to help Durham homeowners with limited income correct substandard housing conditions, which pose an imminent threat to life, safety, or accessibility. 

The program is not designed to meet emergency needs as it may take up to 12-15 months for scheduling and repairs. The goals of the program are to protect Durham’s current affordable housing stock and allow Durham residents to age in place with dignity.

Home Repairs Include:

In Order to Qualify You Must:

How to Apply:

Complete the application. Download and print an application here. To request that an application be mailed to you, please contact our office 919-682-0516 or

Please provide the following with your application:

Mail all documents to Habitat for Humanity of Durham at PO Box 11860 Durham, NC 27703, or email all documents to Incomplete applications will not be processed. You will be notified via email that your application is incomplete.

Additional application details are available in this brochure.

Due to the high demand for repairs and the time that it takes to process each request, there is no deadline to apply; applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Therefore it is important that you read through the application instructions carefully to ensure that the application is completed in its entirety as well as including the required documentation to process the application.

If you have any questions regarding home repairs, please call 919-682-0516 or email

Those in need of immediate repairs may qualify for the Urgent Repair Program from the North Carolina Housing Finance Agency. For more information please call 919-682-0516 or email

To view the Home Repair brochure, click here.

To view the printable Home Repair application, click here.