Only Half Of Black Seniors Approved For Home Repair Or Refinance Loans To Age In Place

This story is written by the Investigative Project on Race and Equity, which focuses on exposing systematic racism, while training reporters on data-driven journalism. It is being published through a partnership with Block Club Chicago, a nonprofit newsroom

Home repair service for seniors closing after 35 years

Maggie Spence’s house in East Oakland has handrails on the porch, grab bars in the bathroom, a fresh coat of paint, a repaired roof, new windows, and a spruced up yard. 

Crucially, it’s a home she can move around in

Milwaukee County starts home repair program for city seniors

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  • Milwaukee County launched a Senior Home Repair program for seniors and people with disabilities.
  • The program provides close to $1 million for home repairs, funded through county housing services.
  • The repairs include safety assessments,

Duke Energy Awards $225,000 in Grants to Organizations Making Critical Home Improvements for South Carolina’s Seniors

Published 01-09-24

Submitted by Duke Energy

  • Efforts are geared toward needed health and safety home improvements
  • Each of 15 nonprofits across the state received up to $20,000

Duke Energy has awarded $225,000 to South Carolina organizations that help seniors make

Detroit seniors, disabled residents benefit from roof repair program

Detroit — Heloyse Moore has lived in the same Detroit home since 1962. When her roof began leaking in December, she feared she wouldn’t be able to stay.

Moore, nearly 93 years old, is among the first of 2,000 residents