Family Selection Orientation



Monday February 12, 2018

​Monday May 14, 2018

6:00 p.m.

2313 S Prairie Ave. Pueblo, CO 81005


Home Repair

Pueblo is launching a minor Repair Program that will include exterior work such as painting, patching, minor repair and landscaping. Tasks may include repair of siding, trim, exterior needs related to handicap accessibility,  paint and tree trimming. If your home is in need of repairs, review the eligibility criteria listed below.

  • Be a citizen or legal resident.
  • A family must meet income criteria. Steady income a must.
  • Invest sweat-equity hours in building his/hers/their home and others
  • Make timely mortgage payments.
  • Meet bankruptcy, liens, judgments and other credit standards
  • Pay closing costs
  • Pay their first year's homeowner insurance.


Eligibility Requirements

Demonstrate Need – Applicants must lack adequate resources or ability to accomplish minor exterior repairs and maintenance, landscaping, clean-up, or painting on their own. Applicants must be seeking repairs for a home that they own and occupy.

Have an Ability to Pay – Applicants must demonstrate that their household income is less than the maximum allowable income. Household income will include the income of all adults living in the home who are 18 years-old or older.here.


Willingness to Partner – Applicants are required to turn in complete applications. Each applicant is required to be present and engaged on their construction site while Habitat staff and volunteers are working. This means that all members of the household who are over the age of 18 will be willing to provide ten hours of volunteer time, or sweat equity, to assist with the repair project.

Additional Requirements:

  • Applicant must be a legal resident of the U.S.
  • The property must be located in Pueblo County.
  • The home must have been constructed after 1977 to eliminate asbestos and lead abatement concerns.
  • The property must not be in danger of foreclosure and mortgage payments must be current.
  • Applicant must be able to provide certificate of current homeowner’s insurance.
  • The home, property, and the surrounding area must be deemed a safe working environment for the project and volunteers.
  • Habitat will perform a background check on each applicant – individuals who have been convicted of crimes against children or sexually violent offenses will not be eligible to participate.

How to Apply:


Forms available at: 

ReStore

2313 S Prairie Ave.

Pueblo, CO 81005