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Apply for Free Home Repairs










Find general information about the Community Builders Program here.  Our FREE home repair program focuses on serving those who:

  • Own and occupy their homes in the city of Portland
  • Earn 50% of median income or less (Dependent on household size see table below for current figure)
  • Are 55 or older and/or have a disability

Household income limits by number of residents:
# of residents         Maximum total household income

        1                       $25,750
        2                       $29,350
        3                       $33,000
        4                       $36,650
Total household income is established by the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development

Services We Provide:

  • Provide a comprehensive home assessment.
  • Install smoke and fire alarms, and carbon monoxide alarms.
  • Install bathroom safety aids.
  • Address minor plumbing and electrical problems.
  • Make minor roof repairs.
  • Address violation notices from the Bureau of Development Services.
  • Make referrals to other resources and non-profit agencies.

Community Builders Program Application
To find out if you qualify, please fill out the online Community Builders Application or print and mail it to:
Attn:  Thalia Martinez-Parker
4150 SW Moody Ave.
Portland, OR 97239

or fax it to: (503) 236-3429

Interpretation services are available by phone and in-person for home repair assessments. Applications are available in English, Spanish, Russian, Vietnamese, and Chinese and can be translated into other languages upon request.

Community Builders Application - Spanish
Community Builders Application - Russian
Community Builders Application - Traditional Chinese
Community Builders Application - Vietnamese

Need additional information? Have questions?
Please fill out the form below and someone from the Community Builders staff will contact you soon.  You may also contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or call (503) 501-5719.  For other home repair services, please refer to the Portland Housing Bureau for a list of partner organizations.