Housing

Home Repair Network Program – Provides zero percent no payments, deferred/forgivable loans or grants to income-eligible homeowners for home repair, replacement or repair of septic systems, lead hazard reduction, replacement housing, and other essential improvements necessary to permit use by persons with disabilites and energy related repairs and improvements to homes. Service is prioritized to assist those households with the greatest home repair need with consideraton given to the elderly and household income. Income Eligibility is at or below 80% of HUD's Median Income Guidelines.

 

Lead Paint Inspection Program – Provides inspections of buildings using a spectrum analyzer to identify the presence of lead paint on interior and exterior surfaces. Some subsidy for lead testing and the abatement of lead hazards may be available to households with low-income living in pre-1978 housing with a child under the age of six (6). Landlords who lease predominately to very low and low-income households may qualify for 5-year deferred/forgivable loans for abatement of lead hazards. Income Eligibility is at or below 80% of HUD's Median Income Guidelines.

Rehabilitation Specialist – Provides technical specification writing, bidding, and inspection services for housing rehabilitation.

Weatherization – Purchases and installs a variety of energy conservation materials for income-eligible households. Household must be eligible for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program.