Home Sweet Home Historic Home Repair Program



Strawberry Mansion Community Development Corporation, Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), and local partners launched the Historic Home Repair Program in Strawberry Mansion to help homeowners stay in their homes, maintain the historic character of their properties, and build wealth.

The program provides:

  • Basic systems repairs to improve safety and efficiency and to preserve the unique architectural qualities of Strawberry Mansion. Repairs may include: roof issues; broken windows and doors; heating, electric, or plumbing issues; structural hazards; safety/accessibility issues; or other exterior/interior concerns.

  • Homeowner resources to help you keep and maintain your home in the long term, in addition to workshops on financial planning and estate planning

The Strawberry Mansion Historic Home Repair Program is supported by the William Penn Foundation and the City of Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation. The homeowner will have NO repair costs.

If you are a homeowner in Strawberry Mansion and are interested in receiving free home repairs, please fill out an Expression of Interest or call SMCDC staff for more information (215-233-7505). Residents are also invited to participate in a series of homeowner workshops that will cover topics including: tangled title, estate planning, historic home repair, and financial literacy.