Whole-Home Repair Program funding is provided to income eligible county residents for homeowner occupied rehabilitation who reside within target areas (listed below). Applications are processed on a first come-first served basis.
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Income is based on HUD median income limits by county.
|Whole-Home Repair - Clinton||Maximum 80% of Median for Clinton County|
|80% of Median Income for Clinton County||$57,360|
|50% of Median Income for Clinton County||$35,850|
- Each program beneficiary could be eligible to receive up to a maximum allocation of $50,000 in program funds (amount received will be determined by the auditor’s inspection); and
- The assistance will be in the form of a grant. Prior to improvements, the property owner will be required to participate in a pre-construction conference to discuss the scope of work, environmental issues, and to sign the construction agreement documentation;
Criteria to apply:
- Property must be occupied by an income-eligible; and
- Property must be the owner's principal residence; and
- Taxes must be current; and
- Property may not be in foreclosure, for sale, or put on the market for sale anytime during eligibility determination, acceptance into the program, or during renovations/work; and
- Property owner must possess a deed, mortgage, or fee simple title.
Eligibility property types include:
- Traditional single-family housing
- Condominium unit
Priority will be given to these persons:
- Those with yearly household incomes below 50% - see the above table
- Seniors age 62 or older
- Some types of rehab work that could be done: (all items must be a code issue as determined by the International and Residential Building Code):
- Windows, doors, roofs, electrical, plumbing, heating systems, siding, etc., as determined by the auditor
Restrictions or non-eligible modifications include:
- Additions to existing buildings
- Rehabilitation of out buildings not attached to the home (sheds, garages, etc.)