CDBG funds may be used to perform minor home repairs as well as ADA modifications for seniors 62 years of age or older, disabled individuals meeting the Census Bureau definition of Disabled, or families at or below 80% of the AMI.
- Repairs to accommodate physical disabilities
Repayment Terms and Requirements
Assistance will be offered in the form of a one-time grant not to exceed $4,999 per household. Individuals or properties assisted with said funds may not be assisted again for any other activity involving CDBG /HOME funds, i.e. no second time assistance per individual or property.
CDBG funds may not be used for the purchase or repairs of appliances (except for energy efficient window units) for any unnecessary renovations. Unnecessary renovations are those that are intended solely for convenience or for increasing the value of the home and do not directly eliminate a sub-standard condition. Additionally, activities considered ineligible include but are not limited to, tree trimming (unless tree is cause of eminent danger for occupants or structure), sidewalks outside the property boundaries, fences (unless deemed necessary for elimination of health or safety hazard) and yard work.
Exception: The removal of any items from the property that are considered to be dangerous in nature which include but are not limited to, detached garages, sheds, trees, fences and sub-standard additions.
Please contact the City’s Department of Planning and Community Development at 210.207.6459 to find out if you are qualify for assistance.