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Homeowner Info

Churches, neighborhood and community service organizations refer homes to Rebuilding Together – St. Louis. Individual homeowners may request our services.

Every homeowner must submit an application and the following documents:

Please see the application for more details.

Once the application is approved the home is evaluated by committees consisting of staff, volunteers and board members.

Homeowner Application FAQs

Q: How does a homeowner receive help?

A: First the homeowner should fill out an application, collect the required documentation, and submit the completed application to Rebuilding Together – St. Louis.

Q: Where should a homeowner send the completed application?

A: Our address

Rebuilding Together – St. Louis
357 Marshall Ave., Suite 2
St. Louis, MO 63119
Attn: Jessica Conner

Q: What documents should be included with the application?

A:

  1. Proof of income for EVERYONE living in the home: This includes last year’s U.S. Individual Income Tax Form 1040 (if filed) and MOST RECENT statements from Social Security, Pension, SSI, Food Stamps or any other benefits/income from everyone in the home.
  2. Most recent assets of EVERYONE living in the home: Assets include copies of Checking/Savings Accounts, Certificates of Deposit, Mutual Funds and Stocks or any other assets.

*Applications will not be processed without the above information. It is in the best interests of the homeowner to submit a completed application.

Q: Who is eligible for Rebuilding Together services?

A: Low-income homeowners, particularly the elderly and the disabled, who are not able to financially or physically complete the work themselves and non-profit facilities are eligible.

Q: How are homes selected?

A: All homeowners must fill out the Rebuilding Together – St. Louis application and submit required documents. Once the application has been approved the house is then previewed by the House Selection committee. If the House Selection committee determines that the house is an appropriate candidate for Rebuilding Together – St. Louis, the house is then previewed by the Work Evaluators. They add the technical expertise needed to determine if the house is an appropriate candidate for Rebuilding Day. All homeowners receive a letter in the mail by late February letting them know whether or not they will be selected for Rebuilding Day in the spring.

Q: What area does Rebuilding Together-St. Louis serve?

A: Repairs are made in the City of St. Louis and in the municipalities throughout St. Louis County, St. Charles, Jefferson County, and Franklin County.

Q: What repairs are done?

A: Repairs include minor carpentry, plumbing, electrical, plastering, painting, glazing, cleaning, and much, much more. The focus is to keep homeowners living independently in safety and comfort and to complete the work in one day.

Q: Do the homeowners pay?

A: No. All repairs are paid for by dollar donations or in-kind donations from businesses, foundations, service organizations, clubs, associations and individuals — from neighbors who care — at no cost to the homeowners.