Eligible Home Improvements

Work necessary to put the property into decent, safe, sound and sanitary living condition including but not limited to, the following:

  • Installation or repair of septic systems
  • Foundation repair
  • Insulation and storm doors
  • Repair or replacement of furnace
  • Replacement or repair of windows and doors
  • Roof repair and replacement
  • Electrical wiring and plumbing
  • Adapting home for use by a handicapped household member
  • Additions to alleviate overcrowding of bedrooms
  • Other necessary repairs as determined by NHS

Ineligible home improvements:

  • Deck or patio
  • Fences
  • Landscaping
  • Storage sheds and other outbuildings
  • Appliances or furniture
  • Remodeling for cosmetic reasons
  • Finishing of unfinished spaces (except to eliminate overcrowding of bedrooms)