Economic Security Corporation program helps repair homes in Southwest Missouri


A local nonprofit is seeking applicants for its home rehabilitation programs.

The Economic Secuity Corporation wants to help repair residents homes in Barton, Jasper, Newton, and McDonald counties. ESC’s Home Repair Programs are for single family homes who meet the income eligability, own the residence for at least three years, and live on less than ten acres of land. 

Home repairs such as roof replacement, window replacement, and bathroom repairs would all be covered at no cost to qualifying appicants. For an application, you can call 417-781-4437 or visit the Home Repair Office at 1924 W. 4th Street in Joplin.

Qualified applicants include a one-person household in Jasper and Newton counties who makes less than $32,000 annually.

For Barton and McDonald counties, qualified applicants include a one-person household that makes less than $30,000 annually.

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