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Webster Groves contractor admits to home repair fraud - KSDK.com
Webster Groves contractor admits to home repair fraud  KSDK.com

WEBSTER GROVES, Mo. — A contractor in Webster Groves paid back $15,000 after he admitted to taking thousands of dollars from a homeowner to build a ...


Home Repair Workshop For Women To Launch In SoHo - Patch.com
Home Repair Workshop For Women To Launch In SoHo  Patch.com

Home Repair Workshop For Women To Launch In SoHo - SoHo-Little Italy, NY - Allison Geller, founder of the start-up Ms. Fix It, will launch a 10-class series for ...


LakewoodAlive's new program offers resident home repair loans - cleveland.com
LakewoodAlive's new program offers resident home repair loans  cleveland.com

LakewoodAlive's new Lakewood Pride Fund is yet another way the nonprofit organization is making good on its mission to support, foster and sustain vibrant ...


Biannual State of the Home Survey Finds Majority of Homeowners Use Smart Home Devices - Associated Press
Biannual State of the Home Survey Finds Majority of Homeowners Use Smart Home Devices  Associated Press

This *content* is a press release from our partner Business Wire. The AP newsroom and editorial departments were not involved in its creation.


KC woman targeted by bad home repair company gets second dose of kindness - WDAF FOX4 Kansas City
KC woman targeted by bad home repair company gets second dose of kindness  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The good news keeps coming for a Kansas City woman who asked FOX4 Problem Solvers for help with a home repair business that ...


Two charged with trying to bilk Streamwood man in home repair scheme - Chicago Daily Herald
Two charged with trying to bilk Streamwood man in home repair scheme  Chicago Daily Herald

A 27-year-old woman and a 21-year-old man were ordered held on charges they tried to bilk a Streamwood man for unnecessary home repairs.


Grant helps Joplin Habitat pursue critical home repairs for low-income households - Joplin Globe
Grant helps Joplin Habitat pursue critical home repairs for low-income households  Joplin Globe

Joplin Area Habitat for Humanity has launched a new program for low-income homeowners to be able to make significant repairs to their houses.


The Girl on the Third Floor is a skin-crawling horror movie about home repair - The Verge
The Girl on the Third Floor is a skin-crawling horror movie about home repair  The Verge

Welcome to Cheat Sheet, our breakdown-style reviews of festival films, VR previews, and other special-event releases. This review comes from the 2019 SXSW ...


Philadelphia launches $40 million home repair loan program - WHYY
Philadelphia launches $40 million home repair loan program  WHYY

A new low-interest loan program aimed at helping Philadelphia homeowners fix aging or damaged homes will provide $40 million worth of repairs to qualified ...


An 'extreme stalker' has a Utah family's home under siege - WKYT
An 'extreme stalker' has a Utah family's home under siege  WKYT

A Utah family has become the victim of extreme stalking involving unwanted *service* providers repeatedly being sent to their home, according to the homeowner ...


Automatic water leak protection - Minneapolis Star Tribune
Automatic water leak protection  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Water leaks and water backups can occur in many places throughout the home. Here's a way to reduce the potential for water damage.


Habitat For Humanity Plans To Repair 100 Marshalltown Homes Devastated By July Tornado - Iowa Public Radio
Habitat For Humanity Plans To Repair 100 Marshalltown Homes Devastated By July Tornado  Iowa Public Radio

A nonprofit group that rehabilitates homes plans to repair 100 that were devastated in the Marshalltown tornado last July.


Five DIY home-repair hacks - Davis Enterprise
Five DIY home-repair hacks  Davis Enterprise

Even if you're not terribly handy, there are many simple household repairs that you can easily do yourself to avoid unnecessary time and expense. This is ...


Home Works of America holds ‘March Madness’ workday to repair six Midlands homes - WIS10
Home Works of America holds ‘March Madness’ workday to repair six Midlands homes  WIS10

Home Works of America held its “March Madness” in the Midlands workday, where six homes in need of repair got the tender, loving care that they needed when ...


ExxonMobil contributing $45k to community for home repair projects - WBRZ
ExxonMobil contributing $45k to community for home repair projects  WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - ExxonMobil is planning to fund $45000 in home repair projects for local residents. The money will contribute to projects such as replacing ...


Tornado hits, then home repair fraud: How to protect yourself and who to contact - Jackson Clarion Ledger
Tornado hits, then home repair fraud: How to protect yourself and who to contact  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Typically, contractors will arrive on site shortly after a disaster. Residents in Columbus, other Mississippi areas should be on guard.


State & Union: Rebuilding Together is accepting home repair applications - Olean Times Herald
State & Union: Rebuilding Together is accepting home repair applications  Olean Times Herald

Once again this year Rebuilding Together is accepting applications for home repairs from homeowners who are not able to perform the work without help.


Will requiring bonds weed out bad actors in home-improvement fraud? - Des Moines Register
Will requiring bonds weed out bad actors in home-improvement fraud?  Des Moines Register

Bills requiring home-improvement contractors to obtain surety bonds could die this week. The aim is to give recourse to those wronged by bad actors.


FirstEnergy Home Now Offers Home Repair Service Plans through HomeServe USA to Eligible Homeowners in New Jersey - PRNewswire
FirstEnergy Home Now Offers Home Repair Service Plans through HomeServe USA to Eligible Homeowners in New Jersey  PRNewswire

AKRON, Ohio, March 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Home, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), now offers a *service* program through ...


'Reframe Titletown' home repair program expands after great success - WBAY
'Reframe Titletown' home repair program expands after great success  WBAY

A home repair program, bringing high school students from across the country to the Green Bay area, is expanding based on continued success. It's now ...


UPDATE: Reported sighting of Scottish rape suspect unfounded, Lompoc police say - KSBY San Luis Obispo News
UPDATE: Reported sighting of Scottish rape suspect unfounded, Lompoc police say  KSBY San Luis Obispo News

UPDATE (6:25 p.m.) – Lompoc police now say a man with an accent who was recently spotted in the area offering to do asphalt work is not Kim Gordon, a man ...


No cost home repair program offered for northwest Ohio residents - WTOL
No cost home repair program offered for northwest Ohio residents  WTOL

TOLEDO (WTOL) - A federally funded program could allow northwest Ohio homeowners who are in financial trouble the opportunity to repair their home at NO ...


Home repair complaints top consumer list - AdVantageNEWS.com
Home repair complaints top consumer list  AdVantageNEWS.com

In recognition of National Consumer Protection Week, Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul on Wednesday announced his office's list of Top 10 consumer ...


Habitat seeks volunteers for home repairs - Richmond County Daily Journal
Habitat seeks volunteers for home repairs  Richmond County Daily Journal

DOBBINS HEIGHTS — Habitat for Humanity of the NC Sandhills is gathering volunteers for a crew that will tackle small scale home repair projects in Dobbins…


Perry awarded $300,000 grant for home repairs in Creekwood area. - 41 NBC News
Perry awarded $300,000 grant for home repairs in Creekwood area.  41 NBC News

Perry was awarded a $300000 grant for home repairs. The goal is to use the money to repair homes in the Sand Hill and Creekwood neighborhoods.


City pursuing home repair grants; asking owners of single-family homes to complete surveys - The Daily News Online
City pursuing home repair grants; asking owners of single-family homes to complete surveys  The Daily News Online

BATAVIA — With the Batavia pursuing grant funds to enable homeowners to make home repairs, the city is looking for single-family homeowners to complete ...


AL storm survivors warned of home repair scams - WSFA
AL storm survivors warned of home repair scams  WSFA

LEE COUNTY, AL (WSFA) - Lee County residents are still in the recovery process as they try to clear debris and repair damaged homes following the March 3 ...


About the House: My friend's home-repair advice - Sturgis Journal
About the House: My friend's home-repair advice  Sturgis Journal

A friend's recent email included some repair tips that reminded me about a safety topic.


Green Mountain Home Repair announces grants for home repairs - vtdigger.org
Green Mountain Home Repair announces grants for home repairs  vtdigger.org

News Release — Green Mountain Home Repair Feb. 22, 2019. Contact: Pattie Dupuis (802) 477-1343. Get all of VTDigger's daily news. You'll never miss a ...


KC repairman demands more money then charges thousands for shoddy home repairs - WDAF FOX4 Kansas City
KC repairman demands more money then charges thousands for shoddy home repairs  WDAF FOX4 Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Diana Clarke thought luck had landed on her Waldo doorstep in the form of a repairman offering to patch her leaky roof. "I said, 'How much ...


The iOpener: New School Funding Formula Proposed; Cuyahoga Inmate Attempts Suicide; UH Expansion - ideastream
The iOpener: New School Funding Formula Proposed; Cuyahoga Inmate Attempts Suicide; UH Expansion  ideastream

Here are the stories we're following to get you started for the day.


5 Crazy Expensive Home Repairs—and How to Avoid Them - Realtor.com News
5 Crazy Expensive Home Repairs—and How to Avoid Them  Realtor.com News

The average homeowner spends close to $7000 on home improvement throughout the year. Here are the repairs and projects that cost top dollar.


Home repair loans could be ultimate affordable housing program - KYW Newsradio 1060
Home repair loans could be ultimate affordable housing program  KYW Newsradio 1060

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia officials launched a new program Wednesday to provide home repair loans to low- and moderate-income ...


SALS teams up with volunteers for home repairs in UKV - The Montgomery Herald
SALS teams up with volunteers for home repairs in UKV  The Montgomery Herald

BEARDS FORK — The Southern Appalachian Labor School (SALS) and ReBuilding Together plan to bring up to 400 teenagers and adults to the Upper ...


Historic home repairs should be prioritized | Letter - Chico Enterprise-Record
Historic home repairs should be prioritized | Letter  Chico Enterprise-Record

I am saddened to read the C.F. Lott Home has roof issues that can compromise the house. Shame on the Oroville city officials. The Lott Home is historic. It's like ...


City Unveils Low-Interest Home-Repair Loans for Philadelphia - Philadelphia Public Record
City Unveils Low-Interest Home-Repair Loans for Philadelphia  Philadelphia Public Record

City officials on Wednesday announced the launch of Restore Repair Renew, a program partnership between the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority and ...


Better Business Bureau warns about home repair scams - KGNS.tv
Better Business Bureau warns about home repair scams  KGNS.tv

With the official start of Spring right around the corner, many might be looking to invest in their home as part of Spring Cleaning.


Home Repair Grants available to area neighborhoods - northeastnews.net
Home Repair Grants available to area neighborhoods  northeastnews.net

Michael Bushnell Northeast News. KANSAS CITY – Five Kansas City urban core neighborhoods are eligible to apply for funds for minor home repair thanks to ...


Colorado attorney general cracking down on home repair scams - FOX 31 Denver
Colorado attorney general cracking down on home repair scams  FOX 31 Denver

DENVER -- Crooks could be using phony construction companies to dig up personal information. A Lakewood woman who asked not to be identified tells the ...


Does your FL homeowner's insurance policy have a right to repair clause? - WPTV.com
Does your FL homeowner's insurance policy have a right to repair clause?  WPTV.com

PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. — When purchasing homeowner's insurance, do you ever look at the fine print? Are you aware many companies use a policy ...


City taking applications for home repair loan program - News Sentinel
City taking applications for home repair loan program  News Sentinel

The city's Office of Housing and Neighborhood Services Homeowner Repair Loan Program is now open to qualified residents. The program offers 0 percent ...


Repairing the city, one house at a time | Editorial - Philly.com
Repairing the city, one house at a time | Editorial  Philly.com

The city's high rate of poverty is a familiar story that tends to dominate when we talk about Philadelphia's future. But there is at least one mitigating factor that ...


Grants available for home repairs - Osakis Review
Grants available for home repairs  Osakis Review

Does your home need some work to make it more energy efficient? Help is available for qualifying homeowners in Osakis. In 2016, the city of Osakis was ...


Brecksville woman issues warning after a battle between her repair contractor and insurance company - News 5 Cleveland
Brecksville woman issues warning after a battle between her repair contractor and insurance company  News 5 Cleveland

Christine Budd of Brecksville learned an important lesson when it comes to home repair insurance claims.


Assembly Rep. Jamie Romeo: Debate on tax cap misses the point - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Assembly Rep. Jamie Romeo: Debate on tax cap misses the point  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

The real discussion should be centered on how we can improve the current tax cap structure so that it does not inhibit future investments in our students.


Snohomish County seeks public comments on draft housing and community development plan - MLT News
Snohomish County seeks public comments on draft housing and community development plan  MLT News

Snohomish County has released a draft affordable housing and community development plan for the Snohomish County Urban County Consortium. The plan.


Philadelphia city officials and partners announce new home repair loan program - Brad A. Molotsky, esq. - Lexology
Philadelphia city officials and partners announce new home repair loan program - Brad A. Molotsky, esq.  Lexology

Restore Repair Renew Home Loans Offered in Philadelphia – Brad A. Molotsky, Esq. Earlier this morning Philadelphia City officials announced the new Restore ...


Apply for Habitat for Humanity's home repair program - Lake County News
Apply for Habitat for Humanity's home repair program  Lake County News

LAKE COUNTY, Calif. – Habitat for Humanity Lake County is accepting home repair applications.


Albemarle Housing Improvement Program Helps a Family Repair Their Home - NBC 29 News
Albemarle Housing Improvement Program Helps a Family Repair Their Home  NBC 29 News

A mother and her child living in Crozet can now rest easy in a safe home thanks to repairs from volunteers and the Albemarle Housing Improvement Program.


State opens 24/7 website for Iowans seeking federal flood aid - Radio Iowa
State opens 24/7 website for Iowans seeking federal flood aid  Radio Iowa

President Donald Trump issued an order this weekend that extends federal aid to help Iowans recover from severe storms and flooding. Federal assistance is ...


Ganim Announces Funds Available For Home Repair - Patch.com
Ganim Announces Funds Available For Home Repair  Patch.com

Ganim Announces Funds Available For Home Repair - Bridgeport, CT - The repairs are for low and moderate income homeowners who can't afford certain ...


Sheriff: Man offering home repair services in north SLO County not Scottish rape suspect - KSBY San Luis Obispo News
Sheriff: Man offering home repair services in north SLO County not Scottish rape suspect  KSBY San Luis Obispo News

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GLO removes hurdle for homeowners seeking Harvey repair reimbursements - Houston Chronicle
GLO removes hurdle for homeowners seeking Harvey repair reimbursements  Houston Chronicle

Houston residents seeking reimbursement for work under a homeowner assistance program for Hurricane Harvey victims may now self-certify repair costs ...


Springfield's Tool Library open just in time for Spring projects - KY3
Springfield's Tool Library open just in time for Spring projects  KY3

An annual membership for the Community Partnership of the Ozarks' Tool Library costs $20.


Record snowfall problems lingering for homes, businesses - Bend Bulletin
Record snowfall problems lingering for homes, businesses  Bend Bulletin

The snow from February's historic winter storm is melting away across Central Oregon. Left in its wake are hundreds of homeowners dealing with the leaks and ...


Pete Buttigieg says he’s mayor of a turnaround city. Here’s how that claim stands up. - Indianapolis Star
Pete Buttigieg says he’s mayor of a turnaround city. Here’s how that claim stands up.  Indianapolis Star

South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, a presidential hopeful, demolished vacant homes and sparked development Downtown. But that's not the end of the story.


Bill to reduce home insurance costs moves forward - Sun Sentinel
Bill to reduce home insurance costs moves forward  Sun Sentinel

Three weeks after the issue stalled, a Senate committee Monday moved forward with a proposal that would revamp the controversial insurance practice known ...


How to avoid scams when hiring a contractor to repair wind damage on your property - WTAP-TV
How to avoid scams when hiring a contractor to repair wind damage on your property  WTAP-TV

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WTAP) - West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey warns residents of things they should look for to avoid scams when hiring a ...


Lyft's latest driver perks: bank accounts, car repairs - CNN
Lyft's latest driver perks: bank accounts, car repairs  CNN

Lyft continues to look for new ways to lure drivers to its platform.


'Completely blindsided': Manitoba cuts home repair programs for low-income tenants - CBC.ca
'Completely blindsided': Manitoba cuts home repair programs for low-income tenants  CBC.ca

Low-income Manitobans without the money to repair their homes will no longer get financial help from the provincial government through a half dozen programs.


Should You Take Out a Personal Loan to Pay for Home Repairs? - Nasdaq
Should You Take Out a Personal Loan to Pay for Home Repairs?  Nasdaq

Home repairs and renovations are a common use of personal loan proceeds, but there are a few alternatives you may want to consider. Image.


Most millennial homeowners have buyer's remorse, a new survey shows - CNBC
Most millennial homeowners have buyer's remorse, a new survey shows  CNBC

Millennials have been slow to enter the ranks of homeowners, thanks to the last recession and the housing crash that caused it. Now, as they age into marriage ...


Keeping History Together: Everything You Need to Know About the Invention of Glues - Interesting Engineering
Keeping History Together: Everything You Need to Know About the Invention of Glues  Interesting Engineering

From broken toys to broken plates glues have been there to lend a helping hand. How much do you know about the history of adhesives?


Recovery, Readiness Still \'Continuous Situation,\' Says Top FEMA Official - Government Technology
Recovery, Readiness Still \'Continuous Situation,\' Says Top FEMA Official  Government Technology

According to FEMA, more than $2 billion in federal disaster assistance has been approved to date for the Virgin Islands.


Friday flood updates: Game and Parks will work with volunteers on park cleanup; Lincoln lifts voluntary water restrictions - Omaha World-Herald
Friday flood updates: Game and Parks will work with volunteers on park cleanup; Lincoln lifts voluntary water restrictions  Omaha World-Herald

Nebraska Highway 36 leading into Fremont now has all lanes open, with no pilot car or flaggers, the Nebraska Department of Transportation said in a tweet ...


Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc (NYSE:FBHS) Shares Bought by State of Tennessee Treasury Department - Fairfield Current
Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc (NYSE:FBHS) Shares Bought by State of Tennessee Treasury Department  Fairfield Current

State of Tennessee Treasury Department increased its holdings in shares of Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc (NYSE:FBHS) by 6.7% in the fourth quarter, ...


Anchor Housing program expands, benefiting more IUPUI employees - IU Newsroom
Anchor Housing program expands, benefiting more IUPUI employees  IU Newsroom

*Fresh* for 2019, IUPUI and the Indianapolis Neighborhood Housing Partnership have expanded the Anchor Housing program offered in partnership with the Indy ...


Local law enforcement officials warn of fraud, scams during tornado recovery - Opelika Observer
Local law enforcement officials warn of fraud, scams during tornado recovery  Opelika Observer

Special to the. Opelika Observer. As Lee County and other parts of Alabama are struggling to recover from the devastating storms that struck on March 3, ...


County food bank poised to secure 15-year lease, roof-repair funding - CapitalGazette.com
County food bank poised to secure 15-year lease, roof-repair funding  CapitalGazette.com

The Anne Arundel County Food Bank is close to securing a 15-year lease and Maryland lawmakers have placed $165000 for roof repairs into the state's capital ...


Manhattan Contractor Defrauded Plainfield Homeowner: Complaint - Manhattan, IL Patch
Manhattan Contractor Defrauded Plainfield Homeowner: Complaint  Manhattan, IL Patch

Contractor Never Installed Fence: Complaint - Manhattan, IL - A woman paid Adam Gleason $4000 for a fence installation in October 2018 but he didn't perform ...


‘Everyone out here is not being paid’: Disgruntled contractors throw government rebuilding program for U.S. Virgin Islands into disarray - Washington Post
‘Everyone out here is not being paid’: Disgruntled contractors throw government rebuilding program for U.S. Virgin Islands into disarray  Washington Post

A major government program to rebuild the U.S. Virgin Islands after back-to-back hurricanes is unraveling as some contractors walk off the job and others ...


More P.E.I. seniors can get help with home repairs - The Journal Pioneer
More P.E.I. seniors can get help with home repairs  The Journal Pioneer

The provincial government has expanded eligibility criteria to allow more Island seniors to benefit from the Seniors Home Repair Program. Grants between ...


9 Hidden Home Maintenance Costs That Can Blindside First-Time Buyers - Realtor.com News
9 Hidden Home Maintenance Costs That Can Blindside First-Time Buyers  Realtor.com News

You've saved up for a down payment and closing costs, so that's it ... right? Here are hidden home maintenance costs that first-time buyers often forget.


Local vets repair lower jaw of rescued "bait dog" who was allegedly abused in dog fights - FOX 45 NOW
Local vets repair lower jaw of rescued "bait dog" who was allegedly abused in dog fights  FOX 45 NOW

FAIRFIELD, Ohio (WKRC) - "Days like today remind us why we went into the veterinary field: to be the voice for those that cannot speak. "That's how a social ...


Attorney General Hood warns about fraudulent storm repairs - WAPT Jackson
Attorney General Hood warns about fraudulent storm repairs  WAPT Jackson

Following Saturday's storms, Hood reminds residents about potential scammers.


Watch for winter repair scammers - WKBN.com
Watch for winter repair scammers  WKBN.com

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) - So far this winter we've had snow, ice, freezing rain, tornadoes, rain and extreme cold. Your home might need some repairs as ...


Pothole repairs up 21% but £10bn needed to bring all roads 'up to scratch' - BT.com
Pothole repairs up 21% but £10bn needed to bring all roads 'up to scratch'  BT.com

Councils would need to spend a total of £9.79 billion over 10 years to bring all their roads up to scratch, according to the report.


Just Do The Math! - ValueWalk
Just Do The Math!  ValueWalk

The primary driver of rising interest rates is household formation. When 96 million people want a home and they are replacing 66 million.


Washington Post Says VI Emergency Home Repair Program Thrown Into Disarray As Contractors Abandon Jobs, Threaten To Use Homes As Leverage Against Local Government For Lack Of Pay - - VI Consortium
Washington Post Says VI Emergency Home Repair Program Thrown Into Disarray As Contractors Abandon Jobs, Threaten To Use Homes As Leverage Against Local Government For Lack Of Pay -  VI Consortium

When Senator Alicia Barnes and her colleagues demanded answers from Virgin Islands Housing Authority officials Tuesday on why the VI Emergency Home ...


Proposal to demolish Chichester house 'fire damaged beyond repair' is rejected - Chichester Observer
Proposal to demolish Chichester house 'fire damaged beyond repair' is rejected  Chichester Observer

The proposed demolition of a 'designated heritage asset' in Boxgrove has been rejected by the district council due to the 'unjustified harm' it would cause to the ...


Only interest on loan taken for house repair is eligible for tax deduction - DNA India
Only interest on loan taken for house repair is eligible for tax deduction  DNA India

The Act provides benefits to the taxpayer with respect to repayment of home loan, in the form of deductions under sections 24 and 80C of the Act. Under section ...


South Bend officials highlight home repair programs - South Bend Tribune
South Bend officials highlight home repair programs  South Bend Tribune

SOUTH BEND — In the two decades that she's lived in her home, Lisa Chavers has made a number of improvements, ranging from installing new flooring, ...


Fed up with potholes? What some in Jackson are using to fix them - Jackson Clarion Ledger
Fed up with potholes? What some in Jackson are using to fix them  Jackson Clarion Ledger

Patching material for potholes, home repairs touted in hardware stores as more Jackson residents showing interest in DIY fixes.


Arbitrator rules against city contractor in home repair case - Austin Monitor
Arbitrator rules against city contractor in home repair case  Austin Monitor

An independent arbitrator has ruled in favor of a homeowner who accused a contractor hired by the city of not doing the necessary work to repair her home and ...


NAB leads banks in ditching home loan spotters' fees in race to repair image - Sydney Morning Herald
NAB leads banks in ditching home loan spotters' fees in race to repair image  Sydney Morning Herald

National Australia Bank will ditch its controversial "introducer" home loan referral program in an effort to clean up its reputation and practices in the wake of the ...


Learning Home Maintenance - The New York Times
Learning Home Maintenance  The New York Times

Classes and online resources can help you get up to speed on home repair.


Home repair problems continue to surface - Austin Monitor
Home repair problems continue to surface  Austin Monitor

After our story last week highlighting problems in the city's Neighborhood Housing and Community Development home loan repair program, the Austin Monitor ...


Home repair experts offer advice on keeping your home safe during next week's arctic blast - WSBT-TV
Home repair experts offer advice on keeping your home safe during next week's arctic blast  WSBT-TV

As the temperatures drop, the strain on your home is going to go up. This record cold can affect everything from your furnace to your water pipes. Protecting your ...


Xactware and HouseMaster join forces to streamline home repair estimation - Inman.com
Xactware and HouseMaster join forces to streamline home repair estimation  Inman.com

Have suggestions for products that you'd like to see reviewed by our real estate technology expert? Email Craig Rowe. HouseMaster, a 40-year-old home ...


Work increasing on road repairs, efforts to demolish unsafe house - Ansonrecord
Work increasing on road repairs, efforts to demolish unsafe house  Ansonrecord

The Wadesboro Town Council and its public utilities director have been working together to fix the town streets. Hugh James said his crew has been working ...


Audit: city mishandled and mismanaged home repair programs - KXAN.com
Audit: city mishandled and mismanaged home repair programs  KXAN.com

Problems with missed annual goals and missed opportunities resulted in "increased fraud and safety risks" with Austin's home repair programs, according to the ...


Angie's List parent company buys Dallas home repair and warranty startup Fixd - Dallas News
Angie's List parent company buys Dallas home repair and warranty startup Fixd  Dallas News

When a homeowner has a broken air conditioner or a foundation problem, a warranty company can be hard to track down and often points to the fine print.


Detroit home repair loan program tops expectations, but only third of applicants accepted - The Detroit News
Detroit home repair loan program tops expectations, but only third of applicants accepted  The Detroit News

Creators of a home repair loan program are declaring it a success for Detroit even though fewer than a third of all applicants have been approved.


More than a year later, FEMA’s Harvey home repair programs made few fixes - Houston Chronicle
More than a year later, FEMA’s Harvey home repair programs made few fixes  Houston Chronicle

Houston and Harris County are each about to receive more than $1 billion in federal housing aid, the first dollars to arrive after Hurricane Harvey that will, ...


$500 grants available for small home repairs - Bennington Banner
$500 grants available for small home repairs  Bennington Banner

BENNINGTON — A housing nonprofit group has started offering a $500 grant to help low-income people make crucial home repairs. The NeighborWorks of ...


How to pay for home repairs and renovations - MarketWatch
How to pay for home repairs and renovations  MarketWatch

Here are some ways to fund home improvements, and how to decide which might be best for you.


Homeowners share stories of home repair anguish - Austin Monitor
Homeowners share stories of home repair anguish  Austin Monitor

Austin city auditors found the Neighborhood Housing and Community Development Department home rehabilitation loan program left a significant number of ...


This company wants to take the sweat out of home repair - MarketWatch
This company wants to take the sweat out of home repair  MarketWatch

As millennials buy homes, baby boomers age in place and America's houses get older, Wall Street sees a lot of upside for recent IPO, Frontdoor, Inc.


Why Do All Home Repairs Cost $1,000? - The New York Times
Why Do All Home Repairs Cost $1,000?  The New York Times

Instead of a monthly maintenance bill, house owners face a never-ending trickle of repair costs.


Puerto Rican Homeowners Suffer As FEMA Pays Exorbitant Prices for Home Repairs - ColorLines magazine
Puerto Rican Homeowners Suffer As FEMA Pays Exorbitant Prices for Home Repairs  ColorLines magazine

More than 100,000 homeowners in Puerto Rico may be victims of a widespread corruption scheme involving a government-run program to fix their properties, ...


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