A Brush with Kindness – Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity


A Brush with Kindness – Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity

Every family should have the opportunity to affordably maintain and preserve their home.

  • But many situations can create barriers to keep up with repairs, including unexpected life events or loss of income.  Families are stronger when they live in safe and stable homes. That’s why more than 1,800 local families have partnered with Twin Cities Habitat on home repairs through A Brush with Kindness.
  • A Brush with Kindness applications are now available to the 7 county metro area for home repairs to be completed in 2018
    GO TO OUR WEBSITE – www.tchabitat.org/abwk or call 612-788-8169
    *Print the application and mail, email or fax it to us with supporting documents via the contact information listed on the first page of the application. For homeowners without computer/internet access, applications can requested by phone at 612-788-8169. We will only be accepting applications with all supporting documents for a limited time, so please encourage your residents to apply today!



Are you eligible?
* home is in 7-county Twin Cities metro area
* owner occupied for at least the last 2 years and have homeowners insurance
* household income below 80% of Twin Cities median income (see our income chart on www.tchabitat.org/abwk) 
* needed repairs match what ABWK does
* cannot have received assistance through ABWK in the past 2 years.

How much will this cost? A Brush with Kindness repairs are affordable.
You have two repayment options
1)      2-year, monthly repayment plan that is customized for your affordability • 25% discount if you select this option!
2)   10-year forgivable mortgage, no monthly payments • Mortgage amount declines by 1/10 each year.

How to apply
New applications are accepted during a limited time each year for projects to be completed the following year. ABWK does not accept incomplete applications or applications without supporting documentation. If you submit an eligible application, staff will visit your home to understand your repair needs. Habitat staff, volunteers and/or contractors will complete your repairs within one year of your application.
Learn more at www.tchabitat.org/abwk or call 612-788-8169.


           • exterior painting • carpentry repairs on roofing, siding, flooring, doors, windows • mechanical system repairs to plumbing, electrical, heating • tree trimming and removal • safety and accessibility modifications (ramps, grab bars, ADA toilets, lever-handles for doors and faucets)


  • cosmetic repairs • handyman repairs • emergency repairs • large structural repairs • building addition


Learn more at www.tchabitat.org/abwk or call 612-788-8169.