Home Improvement Program

 

Our Home Improvement Programs are designed to save families money and reduce our communities’ impact on the environment. Please find a list of our programs below with links for more information.

 

Furnace Test & Tune Program

You may qualify for a free tune-up of your furnace and free installation of energy saving measures. If your furnace is unsafe or un-repairable, you may qualify for a replacement furnace at a significantly reduced cost.

Eligibility Guidelines

  • We serve greater Washtenaw County, Michigan.

  • You must be a homeowner in an owner-occupied, detached, single family home. Rental units are not eligible. Multiple-residence structures, including condominiums, are not eligible.

  • You must be a DTE residential gas and electric customer, and submit a copy of your most recent DTE bill.

  • You must not have had a furnace tune-up through a DTE program within the previous five years.

  • Boilers are not eligible.

  • Your annual household pre-tax income must be no more than the maximum in the chart below for your family size, or you must participate in one of the following Michigan, federal, or nonprofit low-income programs: LIHEAP, FAP, SSI, SER, AFDC, TANF, WAP, THAW, or WIC.

For more information and to apply, click here. 

 

LED Light Bulb Replacement Program

This program is designed to replace incandescent bulbs with LED light bulbs.

  • LED light bulbs must be installed into the light fixtures.

  • Up to 25 existing incandescent light bulbs can be replaced with Energy Star compliant LED bulbs.

  • This program is available for single family residences and is also open to apartments.

  • Household must use DTE as energy company.

  • Household Incomes must be less than the Maximum Annual Income listed below per household size.

For more information and to apply, click here

 

Refrigerator Replacement Program

Qualification Criteria

  1. You must have DTE Energy for your electrical service. One refrigerator per DTE account.

  2. Your annual household income must be within the income guidelines found at the link below.

  3. Homeowners and rental housing units are eligible for the program.

  4. You must have an old refrigerator that was manufactured before December 2000 that you are willing to replace. If you are unsure of the age of your current refrigerator, check here: http://www.appliance411.com/service/date-code.php – OR – Contact Habitat at ref@h4h.org or 734.358.8100 with the brand, model number, and serial number.

  5. You must surrender your old refrigerator when the new one is delivered to you.

For more information and to apply click here

 

Repair & Weatherization

Since 2012, we have upgraded 22 homes – helping these partner families save an average of $500 a year and saving approximately 84 tons of emitted greenhouse gases each year.

Interested in partnering with Habitat for Humanity of Huron Valley to make your house more energy efficient? We are currently serving Families in targeted neighborhoods. Please call us at  734.677.1558 today for more information!

Typical Critical Repairs and Weatherization tasks include:

  • Air Sealing

  • Installing Insulation

  • Water Heater Replacement

  • Pre and Post Energy Audits

For more information, click here.

 

Veteran’s Program

We appreciate your interest in Habitat for Humanity’s Veterans Build. Through this initiative, you can help us provide critical home repairs to U.S. veterans, military service members and their households.

For more information and to apply, click here.