Small Accessibility Repairs for Seniors

Elevate Energy is one of several organizations that administers the City of Chicago’s Small Accessibility Repairs for Seniors program. The program provides free small repairs for older Chicago residents so they can remain in their homes throughout old age.

To participate in the program, you must:

  • Be a Chicago resident
  • Be 60 or older
  • Own or rent in a 1-4 unit building
  • Your household income cannot exceed the amounts below:




For a full list of eligible home improvements, see the program infosheet.

For more information and to apply for assistance, contact Senior Manager of Housing and Community Development Emily Robinson at 773-269-4043.

I had no idea we had places like [Elevate Energy] for people with low incomes who can't afford to get work done. They're really serving and helping people.
Diana Story, Chicago resident