Housing Rehabilitation Programs

The city has various types of assistance to repair homes owned and occupied by low- and moderate-income residents. Below are the descriptions and applications for available funding.

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Housing Rehabilitation Program

The City of Manhattan has been awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to assist with home repairs for low- and moderate-income Manhattan homeowners. To be eligible, you must own within city limits and meet income limits (listed below). CDBG housing rehab assistance is disbursed to eligible applicants on a first-come, first-serve basis as funding permits.

Eligible Rehabilitation:
Eligible rehabilitation includes improvements necessary to bring the property into compliance with local codes and HUD housing quality standards. These standards will be used to address issues related to:
  • Accessibility improvements
  • Electrical repairs
  • Heating and air conditioning
  • Lead-based paint controls
  • Plumbing
  • Structural repairs
Emergency Housing Repairs:
CDBG funds are available to correct emergency situations. Emergency housing repairs include: 
  • Furnace repairs and/or replacement.
  • Plumbing repairs and/or replacement.
  • Electrical repairs and/or replacement.
  • Any other improvement deemed necessary to correct a life safety situation.
Download the Administrative Plan and Application

Income Limits

 Number of Persons in Household Total Annual Gross Household Income/Assets
1 $39,050
2 $44,600
3 $50,200
4 $55,750

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Mobile Home Rehabilitation
The City of Manhattan has a limited amount of funds available for Emergency Repair and Accessibility Modifications to mobile homes, owned and occupied by low- and moderate-income residents. The
maximum one-time funding amount for repairs will be limited to $2,500. 

Download the Administrative Plan, Application and Guidelines