Frequently asked questions
Roof Repair Program
This Program is part of the SFRRP and provides a grant for seniors of up to $15,000 to replace
and/or repair the roof. This grant pays for exterior roofing and gutter work only.
Handicapped Accessibility Improvement Program (HAIP)
This Program provides a grant of up to $30,000 for accessibility modifications needed to adjust most
physical barriers within a home for persons with mobility or other physical impairments.
This program offers low to zero interest loans to address building deficiencies. These loans are amortized for 20 years and are often deferred until the home is sold or refinanced.
Lead-based Paint Hazards
This program provides grants to eligible properties to address lead-based paint hazards.
Additional Benefit for Seniors
Households where the head of household is 62 years or older may have the first $10,000 of their loan, provided as a permanently deferred loan. Deferral of additional amounts will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Note: Loans and Grants under these Programs may be combined but cannot exceedthe overall program maximum of $75,000. All Programs are subject to homeowner eligibility which is based upon the homeowner’s income.