What are Home Modifications? 

Home modifications are adaptations to the living environment intended to increase ease of use, safety, security, and independence. Modifications can include:

  • Changes or additions to the structure (e.g., widening doorways, adding a first floor bathroom or a ramp)
  • Installing special equipment (e.g., grab bars and handrails)
  • Adjusting the location of items (e.g., moving furniture)


Home Modifications Directory

The Home Modifications Directory is a guide that provides useful information on home modification resources throughout the State of Maryland including: Equipment Supplies, Funding Sources and Loan Programs, Home Assessment/Equipment Evaluations, Information and Referral, Licensed Home Improvement Contractors, and Volunteer Organizations.

The Home Modifications Directory​​ is available online. ​