Neighborhood Revitalization Program | How to Apply

What is the Neighborhood Revitalization (NR)?

The Neighborhood Revitalization program is a focused housing outreach program that provides a path for communities to come together to help low-income residents with needed home repairs. NR aims to serve more families by responding to the needs in the community. This program desires to create new partnerships and empower residents to revive their neighborhood while enhancing quality of life.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must own a home within Indian River County.
  • Household income must be within income eligibility guidelines (see chart). Household income will be determined by assessing income for all members.
  • Home must demonstrate needs for repairs.
  • Home must be owner-occupied and serve as the primary residence of applicant.
  • Homeowner has resided in the home for at least twelve (12) months.
  • Homeowner must be a U.S. citizen or Permanent Legal Resident.
  • Owners of multiple real estate properties are not eligible.
  • Home may be single-family residences. Condominiums, manufactured homes or trailer do not qualify.
  • Homeowners and/or household members must be willing to partner with Indian River Habitat for Humanity.
  • Homeowners must be willing and able to financially partner with Habitat towards repayment.

Steps Towards Program Entry | Complete a Pre-Screening Application | Frequently Asked Questions

Household Size*
$12,400.00 $33,000.00
$16,240.00 $37,700.00
$20,420.00 $42,400.00
$24,600.00 $47,100.00
$28,870.00 $50,900.00
$32,960.00 $54,650.00
$36,650.00 $58,450.00

* Based on 2017 HUD data.

The Neighborhood Revitalization program is currently accepting pre-screening applications for critical repairs (roof, A/C, hot water heaters) and home preservation projects (wheelchair ramps & exterior painting). We highly encourage Veterans, Senior Citizens, and Disabled homeowners to apply. Please stop by the Habitat office, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. to complete an application.
The office is located at
4568 N. US Highway 1 in Vero Beach.


What is Rock the Block Around the Clock?

Rock the Block Around the Clock is one of the special projects of the Neighborhood Revitalization Program where repairs to homes on designated blocks are completed by volunteers, residents, organizations and other groups. Homeowners must meet the financial guidelines to qualify for maintenance, weatherization, and beautification projects.

Many thanks to the sponsors, volunteers, Rock the Block homeowners, Habitat staff, and NR advisory group for making a difference in the lives of so many families and sharing in Habitat's vision of neighborhood revitalization.

Download a flyer on the 2017 Kick-Off Celebration

Rock the Block Families Served

Start Date
End Date
# of Families Served
# of Volunteers
March 1, 2014
April 5, 2014
over 380
Feb. 21, 2015
April 11, 2015
over 400
Feb. 13, 2016
April 23, 2016
over 400

Questions about Neighborhood Revitalization?
Call Karyn Bryant 772-562-9860, ext. 211,