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Get emergency home repairs

If you have emergencies with basic home systems, the Basic Systems Repair Program (BSRP) could help. BSRP is funded by the Division of Housing and Community Development (DHCD). It provides free repairs to eligible owner-occupied homes in Philadelphia. They work on:

  • Electrical systems.
  • Plumbing.
  • Heating.
  • Structural issues.
  • Roofing.


Owner-occupied homeowners who meet household income guidelines.


To qualify for the Basic Systems Repair Program, you must meet certain income requirements. View the current income guidelines.


Visit the BSRP webpage to:

  • Learn about all program eligibility requirements.
  • Find application instructions.
  • Apply to the program.