Homeowner 201: Tips for New Homeowners - This six-hour seminar designed especially for new homeowners includes information on property maintenance, lead paint, landlord/tenant issues and budgeting.
Homeowner 202: Tips for New Condo Owners - This six-hour seminar designed especially for new condo owners includes information about condo ownership, management, maintenance, legal issues, and repairs.
Homeowner 302: Owning a Condo in a Self-Managed Condo Association - One-hour class designed for condo owners with small self-managed condo associations.
Home Improvement Workshops - Learn from master craftsmen from the North Bennet Street School about basic home repair skills and maintenance projects that you can do yourself.
How to Hire a Contractor Workshop - This is a free workshop that explains what you should know before you sign a contract; what questions you should ask, whom you should check with, and what your resources are if you run into trouble.
Don't Borrow Trouble Foreclosure Prevention - Provides consumer outreach, information, and counseling to help Boston homeowners avoid predatory lending and foreclosure. Services include counseling, intervention, and workout strategies.
If you own and occupy a 1-4 family home or a condo in Boston, you may be eligible to receive financial assistance through a variety of city programs.
HomeWorks HELP - Through this program, you may be eligible to receive an interest-free loan of up to $10,000 for a single-family home; up to $15,000 for a two-family home; and up to $20,000 for a three-family home for approved interior and exterior repairs.
Senior Home Repair - If you're at least 62 years of age and own your home, you may be eligible for special programs that provide 0% interest-deferred loans for a variety of minor, moderate, and emergency home repairs.
|Shown above is an example of Triple Decker repainting done through the 3d Campaign. (Hold cursor over image to see Before image.)|
3D Campaign: Renovation Assistance for Triple Decker Owners - This program offers help with funding for home repair or energy retrofits.
Lead Safe Boston - Lead poisoning can delay or impair learning and growth in your children or grandchildren. The Boston Home Center can help you delead your home.
* Dollar amounts and financial assistance offers represent conditional and/or deferred loans. Primary mortgage/refinance/rehabilitation loans must be secured by the applicant.
Some programs cannot be combined.
Income eligibility and other restrictions may apply, including repair types and property location.
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