Housing Information

If you would like additional information or have questions, contact Doug Wise, SNG Housing Coordinator, at (612) 338-6205, ext. 102 or doug@sng.org.

Doug is available to provide free advice on your home improvement project and assist with obtaining financing and hiring a contractor.

HOME IMPROVEMENT AND ENERGY LOANS

SNG Home Improvement Loans Available at 2.50% Interest

The Seward Neighborhood Group (SNG) is offering home improvement loans to homeowners and rental property owners to make improvements to properties with up to four units.   SNG has contracted with the Center for Energy and Environment (CEE), a locally based non-profit, to administer the neighborhood’s home improvement loan programs.

Information on SNG LOAN PROGRAMS.
Center for Energy and Environment Loan Application HERE.

Home Energy Audits Available at a Reduced Cost

Home energy audits are available for the reduced cost of $30 for Install Visits (partial audit) and $50 for Enhanced Visits (complete audit) from the Center for Energy and Environment.
Information on Home Energy Audits HERE.

SNG also offers an energy rebate up to $200 for homeowners who install energy improvements recommended by the audit.  For more information, contact Doug Wise, SNG housing coordinator at doug@sng.org

 

List of Recommended Contractors

SNG has compiled a list to aid neighbors in selecting contractors or home improvement services. This list was compiled based on Seward E-democracy recommendations from neighbors and recommendations passed on to the housing coordinator.

Seward Neighborhood Group is not endorsing the contractors or services on this list. The list is to be used with other methods of research in order to ensure that your home improvement is successful.

RECOMMENDED CONTRACTORS

RECOMMENDED SERVICES

For a list of businesses that belong to the Seward Civic and Commerce Association HERE

Information on hiring a contractor and contractor agreements are available at:

SELECTING A CONTRACTOR

THE CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT