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Habitat for Humanity will renovate 5 veterans' Summit County homes
National collaboration project will revamp houses in four Ohio counties

Kelli Fitzpatrick
In The Region:

Habitat for Humanity of Summit County will renovate five veterans’ homes as part of a nationwide project called Repair Corps.

Catherine Woodling is a spokeswoman for Home Depot, which is funding the project. She says Repair Corps is part of the foundation’s focus on helping veterans, young or old.

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“We’re working with veterans of all generations and of all wars and peacetime who need modifications or rehab done on their homes to make them more livable and more comfortable and safe.”

Veterans or family members can begin applying for the renovations this week. Each home will receive up to $15,000 in repairs, which homeowners pay back through a zero-interest loan.

Other Habitat for Humanity affiliates in Ohio will also renovate homes in Cincinnati, Lorain and Maumee.

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trying to get more information on this project am interested in applying for this. my husband is a disabled veteran.

Posted by: vanessa oberlin (barberton) on August 20, 2012 12:08PM
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