Due to COVID-19 and the public health crisis, Way Finders is unable to accept walk-ins or schedule in-person appointments until further notice. All Way Finders programs and services are now available by phone and/or email. For information about emergency financial assistance and to access an online application, please visit www.wayfinders.org/COVID or call (413) 233-1600.
The Way Finders' Home Modification Loan Program (HMLP) provides 0% interest loans in amounts between $1,000 and $50,000 to homeowners and small landlords for modifications to the primary, permanent residence of elders, individuals with disabilities, and families of children with disabilities. These loans allow homeowners in Massachusetts to remain in their home and must specifically relate to a person in the household’s ability to function on a daily basis.
Examples of modifications HMLP can assist with include:
- Ramp and Lift Installations
- Kitchen and Bathroom Modifications
- Hard Wired Alarm Systems
- Safety Features
- Therapy Rooms
also lends from $1,000 to $30,000 secured by a promissory note and security agreement to individuals who own manufactured or mobile homes. HMLP
is a state funded program that helps Massachusetts residents live more independently at home.
- Housing Consumer Education Center
- 1780 Main St.
- Springfield, MA 01103
Home Modification Loan Specialist:
- (413) 233-1500
- Main Office/ Springfield
Springfield Housing Center
Fax: (413) 731-8723
TDD: (413) 233-1699
Toll-Free: (800) 332-9667
Business Line: (413) 233-1500
1780 Main St.
Agency: Way Finders
Eligibility: Homeowners and small landlords for modifications to the primary, permanent residence of elders, individuals with disabilities, and families of children with disabilities.
- Westfield, Hampden County
- West Springfield, Hampden County
- Agawam, Hampden County
- Northampton, Hampshire County
- Holyoke, Hampden County
- Chicopee, Hampden County
- Springfield, Hampden County