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Habitat for Humanity of Northern Fox Valley's

Critical Home Repair and a Brush with Kindness Program


A Brush with Kindness (ABWK) and Critical Home Repair (CHR) serve as companion programs to Northern Fox Valley’s home building and mortgage lending programs. The purpose of the programs is to provide minor and major, interior and exterior, repair services to:


  • prevent houses from deteriorating

  • address health, life and safety issues or code violations

  • prevent families from being displaced

  • protect affordable housing stock in our communities

  • ensure families live in safe, healthy and well-maintained homes


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Kim Gran

Critical Home Repair Project Coordinator

Habitat for Humanity of Northern Fox Valley

56 S. Grove Avenue

Elgin, IL 60120

(847) 836-1432 x 108

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