A home repair and improvement pilot program designed to help older adults stay in their homes is being piloted by the Foundation for Rural Housing, Inc. The program provides older adults the opportunity to match their repair needs with the best financing and contractor.
The program, called OAHIP, for Older Adults’ Home Improvement Program, is a collaborative effort of the Aging and Disability Resource Center of Eagle Country, the Aging and Disability Resource Center of Green Lake, Waushara and Adams counties, Summit Credit Union and Rural Housing. It also includes others in each County who wish to be involved from volunteers to Community Action Agencies, Community Development Block Grantees, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and Habitat for Humanity. Local aging offices are the main contact point. Continue reading