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JAS House Improvement Program

By Just-A-Start Corporation

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Just-A-Start's House Improvement Program (HIP) provides technical assistance to Cambridge homeowners with their repair & rehab projects.

This is an ongoing program.


Ethan Solomon
Home Improvement Program Manager


Additional information

JAS staff work to secure low interest mortgage loan funding and grant assistance, when available, to fund the work. JAS’s experienced rehab specialists guide the homeowner through the entire process: application/qualification; project scope and cost planning, bidding and contractor selection, financing/grants, and technical assistance oversight throughout the project life-cycle. The program is running remotely with some essential functions being done in person on a case-by-case basis. 



1035 Cambridge Street #12
Cambridge, MA 02141
United States

Wellington Harrington

Our program also serves people at their property or wherever it is needed

Wheelchair accessible

For whom

Age Adult.

Cambridge residents only

Cambridge homeowners who have owned and occupied their residence for at least one year and investor-owners of 1-4 unit multifamily rental properties housing income-eligible tenants. Low-interest mortgage loan funding and grants may be available for low to moderate income eligible Cambridge homeowners per current Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) guidelines.


Funding assistance in the form of low interest loans is provided to qualified Cambridge property owners on a case by case basis.

Registration required

  • Sign-up is ongoing

House Improvement Program

Application is required. Please visit the House Improvement Program's website to learn more.