Renovation Assistance

Our 3D HELP program offers triple decker homeowners a fantastic opportunity to receive up to $30,000 in home repair or energy retrofits funding from the City.  If you meet the income requirements and are an owner-occupant, you could qualify for this assistance.

3D Help Application (Please call the Boston Home Center at 617.635.​HOME(4663) to obtain an up-to-date copy of the 3D HELP application.)
3D HELP Fact Sheet
3D Participating Lenders

For more information on our 3D HELP program, email HomeCenter.dnd@cityofboston.gov or call 617-635-HOME.

 

3D HELP Frequently Asked Questions


The Boston Home Center’s 3D Home Equity Loan Program (3D HELP) is intended to help preserve and support the traditional ownership of Boston’s triple deckers, where the homeowner occupies one unit and rents out the other two. The program offers qualified homeowners a loan for a wide variety of home repair and energy conservation improvements. Program funding is subject to availability.

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What are the benefits?
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Who is eligible?
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What repairs are eligible?
Health and Safety
Interior Repairs
Exterior Repairs
Ineligible Repairs
How do I apply for 3D HELP and what happens next?
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How do I receive more information?
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