Home Repair For Single Mom

I am a single mother who works 1 full-time job and 1 part-time job. Because of security purposes for 1 of my jobs I won't be posting a picture of me or my daughter. I bought my first house 2 years ago. I had it inspected and was told everything was good. I don't know anything about construction or structural codes before I bought my house. I was trusting that my inspector and realtor were honest and I trusted that people who built my house and inspected it did their jobs. Then 4 months of being in the house a city inspector stopped by and told me that the house wasn't supposed to be for sale because it didn't pass all of his inspections. So, I had an afternoon to do research on my house and discovered that the previous owner lied about the house.  I was told that it was a new house from foundation up when in all actuality they kept the main frame of the 1947 structure and added a new addition. I then had a structural engineer look at it and he said to start over. I also talked to a litigation attorney and was told that I would have a case, but doesn't mean that I would get money and in the long run I would be paying the attorney the amount of money that it would take to fix the house. I absolutely love my neighbors, the neighborhood and don't want to move. I need the house lifted and have a steel beam put in place, and fix the crawlspace and seal the foundation correctly. I have to get the house properly insulated and the heating system heat the house as it should which means that I have to tear down my ceilings to fix the tubes and put metal plates over them, insulate and re-sheetrock the ceiling. I live in Minnesota so winters get very cold and the house doesn't stay warm.  I hate asking for help especially from complete strangers but I need help.  I wish I could pay you back, but all I could do is to pay it forward.
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