Friday, March 13, 2020

Free resources for elderly, disabled, low & moderate income, and students...

Some local programs available to assist you with housing rehabilitation finance (no interest, deferred loans!), home repair (free labor and materials!) and income tax preparation (free tax services from UWGB accounting students!)
Brown County Housing Rehabilitation loan program: This is a no interest, deferred payment loan to low and moderate- income owner-occupied homes. Examples of projects eligible for the program include electrical, plumbing, lead paint removal, asbestos removal, roof replacement, etc.
www.browncountywi.gov/…/northeastern-wisconsin-housing-reh…/
Free home repair: NeighborWorks offers free home repair through their Christian faith service organization. Volunteers perform home repair projects for elderly, low-income, and disabled families. Each home repair project will be done by 5 young people with at lease one adult leader. Eligible projects include porch repair/construction, weatherization, stair repair, wheelchair ramp repair/construction, exterior and interior painting, landscaping, and mobile home skirting. Labor and materials are free to qualifying households. Deadline for application is March 29. The work will be completed June 14-19, 2020. Application is here: https://www.nwgreenbay.org/…/Application-for-2020-Workcamp-… or you may email at info@nwgreenbay.org
Free income tax return preparation assistance: Accounting students at UWGB offer free tax return preparation assistance to low income, elderly, and students. Call 920-465-2575 to schedule an appointment.
Salvation Army 626 Union Court Tuesdays 5-8 pm
Brown County Library 515 Pine Street Wednesdays 5-8 pm