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Habitat Homeowner Resources

We're happy to have you in the Habitat for Humanity family! On this page you'll find resources to help you as a Habitat homeowner, as well as information about upcoming Habitat events.

Check out photos from the Spring Home Celebration!

Important Updates

Solar Incentives for Homeowners

Recent changes to utility rebates and tax incentives make now a great time to explore going solar for Habitat homeowners:

  • As of January 1, 2024, ALL Habitat homeowners are eligible for Xcel Energy’s Solar Rewards Program. This program provides a significant up-front incentive for installing solar panels PLUS a 10 year annual production incentive.
  • The federal Inflation Reduction Act provides tax credits for solar installations at a minimum of 30% and as high as 70% of installation cost depending on location and income.

3 benefits of going solar:

  1. Monthly savings on utility bills
  2. Long-term protection from utility price increases
  3. Reducing CO2 emissions is good for the environment

Twin Cities Habitat invites you to explore solar through one of our trusted partners:

Solar United Neighbors (SUN)
Bobby King: (612) 293-7267

SUN provides help for homeowners who either want to explore getting solar panels installed on their homes OR join a solar co-op, where a group of neighbors join together to purchase solar energy from a "solar garden."

Apadana Solar
Andy Goke: (612) 470-1393

Apadana is a local full service solar provider, helping homeowners to maximize their solar resources and navigate financial incentives. They are a certified small, minority owned business enterprise ranked highly by solar industry organizations.

 All Energy Solar
Charles Mollenkamp: (612) 248-0560

All Energy Solar is a local provider that has been installing solar in the Twin Cities since 2009. They provide full solar panel installation service as well as financing. A new program offering could mean no-cost solar installation for a limited number of homeowners.

Top Tip: Get quotes from at least 3 companies before selecting any contractor. A full list of solar installers who have agreed to the Minnesota Solar Energy Industries Association (MnSEIA) code of conduct can be found at: www.mnseia.org

Maintenance Funds

Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity and Amerinat have distributed all remaining homeowner maintenance funds.

If you have questions about the distribution or your mortgage, please contact Amerinat Customer Service at 800-943-1988 or customerservice@amerinatls.com

Homeowner Resources

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