Preserving or Repairing a Home

Habitat for Humanity Creating Healthy Homes Grant Program

A loan program funded by the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines, and administered through its local member, Guaranty Bank, in partnership with Habitat for Humanity of Springfield, MO. Repair work for these projects is completed by professional contractors and includes roof repair or replacement, mechanical system repair or replacement, repairĀ or replacement of windows, doors, or siding, repair or upgrade of plumbing or electrical systems, and repairs to foundations, sewers and septic systems. The rehab is paid through a subsidy to the homeowner.

Visit to apply or contact Nancy Williams at 417-829-4001 or

HELP Program (Homeowner Emergency Loan Program)

HELP targets low to moderate income owner- occupied residential dwellings, located within the CDBG-eligible boundaries of the City of Springfield, with consultation and funding assistance towards making critical home repairs. Critical home repairs include those which pose an imminent threat to the home and inhabitants.

Contact the Planning Dept. at 417-864-1031.