The program, established and administered by the County Commissioners and the Office of Housing and Community Development, is directed to assist low- and moderate-income households seeking to make home repairs to bring their properties up to code or correct deficiencies. The program is administered on a first come first serve basis.
Funds for the program are supplied through the county’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program.
2019 Income limits (this updates annually)
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Up to $45,000 for (final assistance based on need):
Eight year lien placed on property. Property must remain owner-occupied. Full repayment of loan due should property be sold or vacated as primary residence within 8 years.
The program currently has a waiting period of approximately 2-3 years. This is contingent on funding availability. There are no “emergency funds”. All interested parties should contact the Office of Housing & Community Development at (610) 278-3540 to be placed on the waiting list.