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Local contractors are essential to helping us deliver on our mission—without their technical expertise, we couldn’t deliver all the benefits of clean and efficient energy use to the thousands of home and building owners we serve. It’s important for us to build relationships with our contractors to both support their businesses and ensure that retrofits are completed at high-quality. If you are interested in working with Elevate, please review the information below.

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Home Repair Program

Elevate invites qualified general contractors to submit qualifications to provide roof repair or replacement, porch repair or replacement, and environmental hazard remediation, including lead, asbestos, and mold abatement for the City of Chicago Home Repair Program.

The selected pool of contractors will complete 200 jobs in 2022. By joining this contractor pool, you can strengthen your community by helping homeowners repair their greatest asset while helping them to feel safe and secure. Elevate will provide resources to help you navigate through the City of Chicago’s contractor requirements.

Download the Request for Qualifications (RFQ)

Download the RFQ Response Form (To fill out this form you must download and save it to your computer. Do not try to fill out the form in a browser, as it will not allow you to save your responses!)

Please submit your response form and supporting paperwork (listed in the RFQ) as an email attachment to HomeRepair@ElevateNP.org. Responses must be submitted to Elevate by 11:59 p.m. CT on Monday, February 14, 2022, to become a participating contractor in time for the March 1, 2022, start date. Responses received after Monday, February 14, 2022, will be considered on a rolling basis later in the year.

Elevate will evaluate and select participating contractors by February 25, 2022.  Elevate will begin assigning projects to participating contractors on March 1, 2022. Work is estimated to start in March, with projects completed by December 1, 2022.

A Q&A session at a pre-submission meeting was on January 27, 2022. A list of the Q&A responses is available here. You can watch the recording here and view the slides here from the meeting.

Who We Serve

We provide services to a variety of types of buildings and clients, from single family homes and residential multifamily buildings, to larger commercial nonprofit buildings. Services include:

  • Air sealing and insulation
  • Boiler/furnace replacement and repair
  • Lighting retrofits
  • Water efficiency upgrades
  • Solar site development
  • Roofing
  • Carpentry
  • Masonry
  • Environmental services (lead, asbestos, mold)
  • Plumbing
  • Concrete

Most of our programs are around metropolitan Chicago and northeast Illinois, but we serve all of Illinois and are partnering with local organizations to expand our work nationally.

What We Provide

We strive to make our relationships with contractors mutually beneficial by:

  • Managing relationships between you and building owners
  • Advocating for and supporting your business
  • Assisting with navigating programs
  • Connecting you with jobs
  • Providing educational and networking opportunities

Ready to Get Started?

Contact us by email or call 855-372-8377 to learn more.

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