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I'm trying to find fianical help to buy a new motorhome to live in. I'm low income on SSI and disabled. I live in a 5th wheel that's falling apart. It needs a lot of work; it's becoming unlivable. Are there any agencies that can help?
Habitat for Humanity can help with housing. I am not sure if they provide motor homes, but you can ask.
SENIORS & DISABLED-National Council On Aging (NCOA)
US Administration on Aging 800.677.1116 www.eldercare.gov-financial, employment, legal & caregiving help
The National Counseling On Aging has a free resource site:
This site is a confidential and free and easy resource service to help people 55 years and older locate and apply for benefits. There are numerous financial assistance programs, both public and private, that can help struggling Seniors trying to make ends meet. The site has information on more than 2000 programs. Many are available to anyone in need who qualify, while others are available only to older adults and can help them retain their independence.
May I ask why you want a motorhome? They only go down in value and you will soon be in the same situation again. They are also harder to heat and cool. On the other hand, a tiny home holds its value better. Or if you had a small apartment, you would have rent but no repairs to worry about or yearly taxes.
Did you go to your local Social Services office and ask what type of housing assistance they have available? That would be my first stop.