Rebuilding Together ® Indianapolis provides free assistance to people who own their own home but who, because of physical limitation or low income, are struggling to cover the costs of home repair.
The current 24 million low-income homeowner families are expected to grow to an astonishing 28.5 million by 2010. This growth means that more and more families are placed in the position of choosing between vital necessities, such as food and medicine, or a roof that does not leak.
- Of the 41 million low- to moderate-income people in the United States, 14.4 spend 50 percent-plus of their income on housing
- Nationally, property taxes have increased 48 percent since 1995.