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Advocating for Older Adults Webinar Recap
Advocating for Older Adults Webinar Recap

This webinar explored how issues facing older adults fit into the larger topics of housing, home modifications, and repairs. Advocacy opportunities at the local, state, and federal levels were highlighted. Emma Carrasco, Advocacy & Research Coordinator for the Coalition, shared a brief... Continue Reading

Postedby Megan Goyer
Date posted05/21/2024


Share Your Expertise at ReFrame 2024
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Share Your Expertise at ReFrame 2024

We're looking for Coalition members, home repair advocates, nonprofit professionals, and more to contribute their expertise by leading a conference session or serving on a panel! Continue Reading

Postedby Megan Goyer
Date posted05/8/2024


Advocacy Tools for Older Adult Home Modifications
Advocacy Tools for Older Adult Home Modifications

Coalition for Home Repair members have helped more than 79,000 low-income older Americans age in place. In alignment with our goals to expand access to home repair programs nationwide, this toolkit is available at no cost to home repair nonprofits, community leaders, and partners.  Continue Reading

Postedby Emma Carrasco
Date posted05/7/2024


The Coalition is Hiring a Program Manager for the OAHMP Program
The Coalition is Hiring a Program Manager for the OAHMP Program

The Program Manager is responsible for overseeing the Coalition’s three-year U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Older Adult Home Modification Program (OAHMP) grant and must be experienced in occupational therapy, housing rehabilitation, and/or aging in place modifications. Continue Reading

Postedby Melanie Campbell
Date posted05/7/2024


Westminster Home Connection is hiring a Ramp Builder & Volunteer Coordinator
Westminster Home Connection is hiring a Ramp Builder & Volunteer Coordinator

Westminster Home Connection is hiring a Wheelchair Ramp Construction and Volunteer Coordinator, a new position to design and construct 40 wheelchair ramps annually and develop existing and new volunteer teams who provide most of the labor on the day of the ramp build. Continue Reading

Postedby Megan Goyer
Date posted05/7/2024


May is Older Americans Month, Coalition Members have helped more than 79,000 age in place
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May is Older Americans Month, Coalition Members have helped more than 79,000 age in place

Coalition for Home Repair members have helped more than 79,000 low-income older Americans age in place. Continue Reading

Postedby Melanie Campbell
Date posted05/1/2024


Renovation Alliance is hiring a Systems Coordinator VISTA
Renovation Alliance is hiring a Systems Coordinator VISTA

Renovation Alliance is seeking an AmeriCorps VISTA member to support the organization's important work in the Roanoke Valley by enhancing homeowner communication and data quality. Continue Reading

Postedby Megan Goyer
Date posted05/1/2024


PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE: Preservation and Reinvestment Initiative for Community Enhancement (PRICE)
PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE: Preservation and Reinvestment Initiative for Community Enhancement (PRICE)

The purpose of this meeting is to hear public comment regarding the Coalition for Home Repair’s (in partnership with 14 other organizations) intent to apply for the HUD federal grant: Preservation and Reinvestment Initiative for Community Enhancement (PRICE); this will be open to the public. Continue Reading

Postedby Emma Carrasco
Date posted04/30/2024


Service Over Self, Inc. is hiring an Executive Director
Service Over Self, Inc. is hiring an Executive Director

SOS is seeking a visionary, service-oriented, mission-minded Executive Director to give leadership to the organization. This position is full-time with a competitive salary and benefits. Continue Reading

Postedby Megan Goyer
Date posted04/18/2024


Using Medicaid as a Resource Webinar Recap
Using Medicaid as a Resource Webinar Recap

The Coalition's Grants Compliance Officer, Jill Webber, led this presentation about how home repair organizations can leverage Medicaid resources and benefits to support repairs and modifications for clients. Robin Hartmann, Executive Director of Umpqua Valley Habitat for Humanity, and Virginia... Continue Reading

Postedby Megan Goyer
Date posted04/11/2024


Coalition for Home Repair Awarded $1M for Older Adult Home Modification Program
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Coalition for Home Repair Awarded $1M for Older Adult Home Modification Program

The Coalition for Home Repair was awarded $1,000,000 by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the Older Adult Home Modification Program (OAHMP). Continue Reading

Postedby Melanie Campbell
Date posted04/10/2024


MCC program in Appalachia changes name to MCC Appalachia Build
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MCC program in Appalachia changes name to MCC Appalachia Build

Mennonite Central Committee’s (MCC) home repair program in Appalachia will have a new name – MCC Appalachia Build – beginning April 2. Continue Reading

Postedby Melanie Campbell
Date posted04/3/2024