Tools

$100 A sledgehammer and a hammer are usually a good start. 

New Front Door

$500 It's what our new residents will see every day when coming home. Let's make sure it is welcoming and secure. 

New House Clean Up

$1,000 The first step in getting a house under renovation is renting a dumpster and getting our volunteers out to bag up debris and clear it for the professional crew. Supplies needed include dust masks, water bottles, yard bags, gloves, rakes and shovels. 

Landscaping

$2,500 More than just beautification, a landscaping budget helps us pull out dead plants and grade the yard so that basements don't fill with rain water run off. 

New Windows

$5,000 Our homes, purchased for $1,000 each, always need new windows, often a replacement for every single window. This is an important first step for preventing more moisture in the house. 

Kitchen Overhaul

$10,000 New flooring, cabinets, counters, a sink and faucet, and an expert team to install it. 

A Job For a Detroiter

$15,000 Each job site hires a local apprentice for a paid labor position through the Future Build job training program. $15,000 is a job for a local Detroiter struggling with income instability and looking to be full time employed in the construction trades. 

Total Remodel: Home Exterior

$25,000  A donation of $25,000 transforms a $1,000 blighted structure back into a safe, habitable structure that we can make into a home. The cost includes new windows, new doors, roof improvements and replacements, porch improvements, siding repair and replacement and general beautification.