Housing Rehabilitation Programs
The City of Manhattan 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 Housing Rehabilitation Grants
Homeowners who need a critical repair costing less than $1,500 that repairs a health or safety issue, or arrests further deterioration, are eligible.
Eligible Comprehensive Rehabilitation Repairs
Eligible rehabilitation includes improvements up to $25,000 that are 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
- Structural repairs
- Roof repairs
Emergency and Accessibility Housing Repairs
CDBG funds up to $8,000 are available to correct situations that directly affect the livability of the structure. Emergency and accessibility housing repairs include:
- Furnace and/or air conditioning repairs and/or replacement
- Plumbing repairs and/or replacement
- Electrical repairs and/or replacement
- Accessibility modifications to accommodate disabilities or aging in place
- Any other improvement deemed necessary to correct a life safety situation
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 $5,500 and the manufacturing date of the mobile home must be less than 30 years from the date application is made to the program.
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