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Home Repairs

Basic System Repair Program

The Basic System Repair Program provides free repairs to electrical, plumbing, heating and other critical systems of owner-occupied homes. Contact Philadelphia Housing Development Corp. at 215-448-3000 or www.phdchousing.org/bsrp.htm

Free weatherization and improvement program

The city’s Office of Housing and Community Development offers free weatherization and energy-efficiency improvements to both owner-occupied and tenant-occupied units.

Philadelphia Neighborhood Home Preservation Loan Program

Restore, Repair, Renew is a new initiative of the City of Philadelphia and Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority (PRA) to help Philadelphia homeowners access low-interest loans to invest in their properties. Lenders participating in the program are offering 10-year, 3% interest loans that range from $2,500 to $24,999 to eligible homeowners. Go to clarifi.org/rrr for info or call 215 866-5200

Adaptive Modification Program

The Adaptive Modification Program provides free adaptations for increased access and mobility for disabled low-income people. Information: 215-448-2160 or www.phdchousing.org/adaptivemodifications.htm

Heater Hotline

Heater Hotline offers free minor heater repairs for low-income homeowners through the Energy Coordinating Agency. Information: 215-686-9749 or phila.gov/dhcd/home-repair/heater-hotline/