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Housing Rehabilitation Program
Currently, the City of Livermore works in cooperation with Neighborhood Solutions to provide a Housing Rehabilitation program which is available to low income home owners in Livermore. An eligible household must live in and hold title to the home, and the household income cannot exceed 80% of the median income for the area:
Income Limits December 2013
For Home Owners
- Major Owner Rehabilitation Loans
The objective of this program is the rehabilitation of housing to bring all systems up to standard (e.g., electrical, plumbing, roofing, etc.). The program provides a low-interest, amortized or deferred loan of up to $30,000 to low income home owners.
- Minor Home Repair Grants
Repairs are made to correct immediate threats to the health and safety of the occupants (e.g., electrical, plumbing, carpentry, etc.). The program offers grants to low income home owners of up to $5000 for labor and materials.
For Mobile Home Owners
- Mobile Home Repair Grants
This program provides loans for repairs to correct immediate threats to the health and safety of the occupants (e.g., electrical, plumbing, roofing, carpentry, etc.). The program offers grants to low income owners of mobile homes at a maximum of $2,000 for labor and materials.
- Paint Grants
Through the paint grant program, eligible home owners can receive grants of up to $5,000 for exterior painting of their dwelling.
- Accessibility Grants and Loans
This program objective is to offer eligible improvements for accessibility to low income tenants and owner-occupants. Eligible improvements include: removal of architectural barriers; installation of ramps, safety hand rails, and/or grab bars; widening of kitchen and/or bathroom doorways; installation of accessible toilets, showers, tubs, lavatories, and/or sinks; and related improvements. Tenants are eligible for a grant of up to $5,000; the first $1,000 is in the form of a grant, with the remainder (up to $4,000) in the form of a zero interest, deferred payment loan. Owner-occupants may receive assistance up to $1,000.
For assistance through the City of Livermore's Housing Rehabilitation Program, you may email us at email@example.com or contact us by phone at 925-960-4590 or by calling Neighborhood Solutions at (925) 960-4596.
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