AARP Home Fit Guide
AARP's Home Fit Guide can help you stay in your home as long as possible with comprehensive advice, tips, and checklists for getting your home in top form for comfort, safety and long-term livability.
American Society of Home Inspectors
Serves home buyers and sellers.
Community Development Agency
Through money from federal grants, this agency works to determine how best to meet the needs of its low- and moderate-income residents. Of especial note, they have programs to help with home repair: Home Housing Rehabilitation Program and Limited Repair Program.
Offers consumer advice and cost information for hundreds of topics, including home and garden.
Fine Home Building
Related to Fine Home Building magazine. Features tips and articles by professional builders on a wide variety of construction techniques and materials. Also features reviews of power and hand tools that would be of interest to both the professional and weekend woodworker.
Habitat for Humanity International
Builds modest homes in partnership with families locally and worldwide.
Homeowners Against Deficient Dwellings
"For those building a home, to protect the customer against construction pitfalls."
How Much Is It?
"HowMuchIsIt.org is an organization that helps you, the average consumer find out what something is going to cost you. There are a lot of things in life that you just don’t know what to pay, or what it is going to cost you."
Interfaith Home Maintenance
Does essential home repairs for low-income elderly and physically challenged home-owners in the Youngstown area.
Lowe's Home Improvement Warehouse
This site contains tips and information for the most popular do-it-yourself home improvements as well as ready reference a store locator and links to many related sites.
Mahoning Valley Organizing Collaborative
Currently, MVOC works with over sixty churches, schools, neighborhood groups, youth organizations, non-profits, the business community, and labor unions in the Youngstown and Warren area to address issues such as vacant properties, health equity, federal policy change for smaller industrial communities and other quality of life issues impacting the Mahoning Valley.
National Association of Home Inspectors
The National Association of Home Inspectors, Inc. (NAHI) was established in 1987 as a nonprofit association to promote and develop certified and licensed home inspectors in the professional home inspection industry. There is a chapter in Ohio, Ohio NAHI.
National Resource Center on Supportive Housing and Home Modification
Details of Ohio's supportive housing/home modification forum to enable elderly and disabled people to remain as independent as possible.
Neighborhood Improvement Corps
Neighborhood Improvement Corps is a nonprofit organization which was created through the Youngstown Municipal Housing Court to help homeowners bring their properties into compliance with the housing code. For more information, click here.
Ohio Housing Finance Agency
Whether renting or owning, the Ohio Housing Finance Agency offers financial assistance to qualified Ohio residents.
Restoration Products Directory from Old House Journal
Old House Journal’s Restoration Products Directory is the complete source of products and services for homes built before 1950, as well as newer homes built in the traditional manner. There are listings from more than 2,000 companies.
"Articles, instructions and links to assist everyone from the novice to the contractor."
This Old House
Find all sorts of helpful how-to and repair advice for homes, watch episodes of "This Old House" or "Ask This Old House," and much more.
Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation
The Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation (YNDC) is a multifaceted neighborhood development organization launched in 2009 in partnership with the City of Youngstown and The Raymond John Wean Foundation to catalyze strategic neighborhood reinvestment in neighborhoods throughout the city.