A Brush With Kindness

A Brush with Kindness is a county-wide effort to serve low-income homeowners who struggle to maintain the exterior of their homes.

A Brush with Kindness offers affordable, exterior home repairs such as:

  • Painting and/or siding repair
  • Minor structural repairs
  • Installation of handicap-accessible ramps and railings
  • Exterior repairs to doors, windows, porches, etc.
  • Landscaping to improve appearance and resolve safety issues

Qualified Home Owners:

  • Own & reside in a home in Jackson County needing repairs (no rental properties)
  • Have household income at or below 80% of Jackson County median family income (see chart below)
  • Are up-to-date on property taxes and mortgage payments (if any)
  • Can repay a portion of repair costs up front or monthly with our zero interest loan
  • Partner with Greater Jackson Habitat for Humanity for the repair project


Family Size Maximum Monthly Income
1 $2462
2 $2812
3 $3162
4 $3512
5 $3798
6 $4077
7 $4638
8 $4638