The City of Brighton and Brothers Redevelopment, Inc. are accepting applications for the 17th Annual Help for Homes (HFH) community project. The HFH program brings volunteers and neighbors together to paint or fix up homes needing minor exterior repairs and perform general yard cleanup. This year, the community-wide project will be on Saturday, May 14.
Qualifications for this free program:
1. The homeowner is a senior (age 60 or older) or is permanently disabled. *The homeowner must live in the home.
2. The homeowner is a Brighton resident.
3. The homeowner earns no more than $55,950 for a household of one person or $63,950 for a household of two persons.
4. The homeowner has no short-term plans to sell the home or move.
5. The completed application and required documentation are submitted and received by Wednesday, March 30 to the Eagle View Adult Center (1150 Prairie Center Parkway) in order to be considered.
6. All applications and documentation you submit will be strictly confidential and will only be used to make sure that each household receiving materials and services during this project qualifies under the program guidelines and regulations.
Once approved, materials and labor will be provided to get necessary repairs done. Homeowners needing assistance can submit applications through Wednesday, March 30. Of the applications received, 10-15 homes will be selected at no charge to the homeowner. Applications are available by calling Evon or Sue at 303-655-2075.
Additionally, Help for Homes is looking for volunteers to help on Saturday, May 14. Those interested in lending a hand can put together a team of 8-10 friends, family and co-workers, or join a team that is already helping. If you can scrape, paint, do yard work or perform minor home repairs, your neighbors need you! There will be a team captain meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 3 at the Eagle View Adult Center. Call Sue at 303-655-2075 for volunteer applications.
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More about Help for Homes
Help for Homes is jointly sponsored by Brothers Redevelopment Inc. and the City of Brighton. Funding is provided by the Brighton Legacy Foundation, Platte Valley Medical Center (CHIP Program Funds) and United Power Round-Up Foundation. Since the program’s inception, 277 homes have been restored through volunteer efforts.