Home Improvement Program Details

Program Summary

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MaineHousing's Comfortably Home/Home Modification for Seniors seeks to extend the time income eligible older adults can stay safely in their home while improving health and safety outcomes.

Five local Public Housing Authorities in Bath, Brewer, Fort Fairfield, Old Town, South Portland, and Westbrook. Comfortably Home/Home Modification for Seniors specializes in one-time, minimally disruptive but high-impact minor home improvements, such as:

Accessibility Modifications

  • Grab bars and handrails
  • Shower wand
  • Shower seat
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Drawer pulls
  • Doorbell
  • Lighting
  • Kitchen faucet

Minor Repairs

  • Winterizing
  • Flooring repairs
  • Storm door installation
  • Gutter work
  • Steps/existing ramps
  • Minor plumbing and electrical
  • Custom work examples
    • Build shelf
    • Adjust cabinet height
 

Safety Checks

  • Smoke and Carbon Monoxide detectors
  • Dryer vents
  • Refrigerator coils
  • Light bulbs
  • Furnace filters


Eligibility

You may be eligible for Comfortably Home/Home Modification for Seniors if:

  • Are age 60+ or have a disability
  • Own your home or live in a home owned by a family member
  • Annual household income limits are 80% of area median income (AMI)
  • Live within the service area of our partner PHAs


More Info

To apply contact the PHA that serves your area.

Public Housing Authority

Area Covered

Telephone

Bath Housing

80 Congress Avenue
Bath, Maine 04530

Sagadahoc County, Brunswick, Harpswell

Phone: (207) 443-3116
Fax: (207) 443-8116

The Housing Authority of the City of Brewer

15 Colonial Circle, Suite 1
Brewer, Maine 04412

Brewer

Phone: (207) 989-7890
Fax: (207) 989-7554

Fort Fairfield Housing Authority

18 Fields Lane
Fort Fairfield, Maine 04742

Fort Fairfield, Easton, Limestone, remainder of Aroostook County

Phone: (207) 476-5771
Fax: (207) 476-5450

The Housing Authority of the City of Old Town

358 Maine Street
PO Box 404
Old Town, Maine 04468

Old Town, Alton, Argyle UT, Bangor, Glenburn, Greenbush, Hudson, Milford, Orono, and Veazie

Phone: (207) 827-6151
Fax: (207) 827-1502

South Portland Housing Authority

100 Waterman Drive #101
South Portland, Maine 04106

South Portland

Phone: (207) 773-4140

Westbrook Housing Authority

30 Liza Harmon Drive
Westbrook, Maine 04092

Westbrook, Gorham, and Windham

Phone: (207) 854-9779
Fax: (207) 854-0962




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