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Need help with home repairs?
Rebuilding Together – Fredericksburg is a local nonprofit organization that repairs and refurbishes homes for low income and disabled individuals in the City of Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania County, and Stafford County. If you are a low income or disabled homeowner and unable to do your own repairs, or if you want to nominate a needy homeowner, call (540) 373-9807. Applications can also be requested by mail at P.O. Box 41280, Fredericksburg, VA 22404 or downloaded on the internet here. Applications are due by Jan. 4 for home modifications and repairs that will be done in April 2012. The work is done at no cost for qualifying applicants.