St. Louis ramps up home repair program amid ‘overwhelming’ need

ST. LOUIS — The front porch of Mae Frances Robinson’s Walnut Park East home, where she has lived for 50 years, was falling apart.

Home values in the north St. Louis neighborhood rarely exceed $20,000, making home equity loans for

ULI St. Louis Addresses the City’s Home Repair Crisis

In St. Louis, a pressing home repair crisis is disproportionately affecting Black homeowners who struggle to afford the upkeep of their homes. This issue is deeply rooted in a legacy of racial injustice, including redlining and restrictive covenants. To find