Based on available funding, the Housing Rehabilitation Program helps non-profit organizations rehabilitate single-family or duplex rental properties located in a designated target area. The tenant must be low-income and must reside at the property at the time the application is processed. For low-income tenants, the City will fund 100% of the eligible repairs up to $24,500. See HUD Income Limits

Criteria for Eligibility:

  • Property must be owned by the non-profit organization and located in a designated target area
  • The non-profit organization must have approval from their Board authorizing the grant application
  • Taxes (if applicable), insurance, and mortgage must be current
  • The property must be suitable for rehabilitation
  • Must meet all other criteria for eligibility as outlined in the Housing Rehabilitation Program policies and procedures

Eligible Repairs/Improvements:

  • Install ramps, grab bars, and wheel chair accessible shower
  • Widen doorways
  • Electrical repairs
  • Heating and plumbing repairs
  • Structural repairs, especially roofs, porches, windows, and doors
  • Repairs needed to meet City Code
  • Replacement of essential built-in appliances
  • Vinyl siding in lieu of exterior paint

Ineligible Repairs:

  • Luxury items
  • Wall paper
  • Flooring such as tile, hard wood floors, etc.
  • Hot tubs, whirlpool baths, walk in soaker tubs
  • Patios or decks
  • Room additions
  • Installation of fireplaces
  • Window treatments
  • Additions that alter or increase the square footage of the residence
  • Repairs otherwise covered by homeowner's insurance

Application Process: Return a completed application which can be obtained via the website or by contacting staff to request an application by mail. Upon qualification for the program, you will be notified and your organization will be eligible to apply for a grant(s).

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