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Home Repair Program

In an effort to revitalize communities and keep homeowners in their homes, Habitat for Humanity of Gallatin Valley established a Home Repair Program in 2011. Habitat helps very low and low-income homeowners with repair projects, so they can continue living in safe, decent, and affordable homes for many years to come.

Habitat for Humanity of Gallatin Valley, Inc. covers Gallatin, Park and Eastern Madison Counties to provide repairs dealing with health and safety issues.

Home Repair Program Qualifications

Qualifying projects include the correction of health and safety hazards, provisions of handicap accessibility or cost-effective energy improvements.

Applicants must meet the following guidelines:

  1. Applicants must be owner occupants of modest single family homes in rural areas
  2. Applicants must own their home and live in Gallatin, Park or Eastern Madison Counties.
  3. If the home is a mobile home, it must be on a permanent foundation, pillars or blocks.
  4. Applicants must show a willingness to partner which includes filling out an application, providing any requested paperwork, attending any required meetings and completing agreed upon sweat equity hours.
  5. Applicants must show an ability to pay back project costs with a 0% interest grant or 1% interest loan (depending on details, like age).
  6. Applicants must fall within the low or very low income brackets for their county. HUD's Income levels can be found here

Habitat counts non-wage income from everyone in the household and wages from everyone 18 and older. Habitat counts all sources of income, including alimony/maintenance, child support, food stamps, pension, retirement, SSDI, SSI, survivor’s benefits, TANF, and wages, but does not count student financial aid.

E-Mail or call Brian Kraft, our Executive Director, with questions. His e-mail address is and the office phone number is 406-388-8225.