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Apply for Services


To qualify for Home Repair Services, applicants must meet the requirements below.

Note: There are no income limits for the Fix-it School classes and Foreclosure Intervention Counseling.

It's a good idea to call first to make sure you have everything you need. You can reach our intake staff at (616) 241-2601.

No appointment is necessary. Intake is open from 9:00 to 5:00 Monday through Friday.  (Se habla español.)


Proof Needed

You must own your home.

A deed, land contract or mortgage.

You must actually live in the house.

Your Michigan driver's license or Michigan ID card.

The combined income of everyone who lives in your house must be below the guidelines listed below.

Be sure to bring all of the following:

  • Your latest federal and state tax return.
  • Your most recent paycheck stub.
  • Your current Social Security statement if applicable.

Additional documents not listed may be required. 

The house must be in Kent County, Michigan.


Combined Income Limits (Maximum per Year)

Household Size Under Age 60
City of GR Trash Carts
Home Repairs
Over Age 60
City of GR Trash Carts
Home Repairs
All Ages
Access Modifications
Furnace Repairs
1 $23,250 $37,150 $37,150
2 $26,550 $42,450 $42,450
3 $29,850 $47,750 $47,750
4 $33,150 $53,050 $53,050
5 $35,850 $57,300 $57,300
6 $38,500 $61,550 $61,550
7 $41,150 $65,800 $65,800
9 $46,450 $74,250 $74,250
10 $49,100 $78,500 $78,500

There are no income limits for the following FREE programs: Home Maintenance Check-ups, Remodeling Together, Financial Coaching, Fix-It School and Money Matters Classes



Thank you very much for your generous support. Home Repair Services is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and your contribution is tax-deductible.


Right now our greatest needs are for Fix-it School instructors, cabinet aseemblers and remodeling coaches.  If you're interested in any of these roles, contact Joel Ruiter at (616) 241-2601, ext. 222 and tell him "I have skills you can use!"


To qualify for services you must own, or be buying, the home in which you live.  The home must be in Kent County.  Your combined household income must be below our published guidelines.

Contact Us

Phone: (616) 241-2601

(Si! Se habla Español.)

Fax: (616) 241-5151

Address: 1100 South Division Avenue, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49507