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Housing Rehabilitation
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Notice: The Community Development Single Family Rehabilitation Program and the Emergency Repair Program cannot assist with disaster relief efforts, which can include leaking roofs, structural flooding, standing water, replacement of broken/leaking windows, sewer line backups, basement repairs, etc. Please contact FEMA 800-621-FEMA (3362) for information pertaining to disaster relief assistance available in your area.

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Single-Family Rehabilitation Loan Program

The Single-Family Rehabilitation Loan Program provides loans to low- and moderate-income homeowners who desire to rehabilitate their primary residence. The program uses a deferred repayment loan and includes funds to correct city code violations, structural deficiencies, improve energy efficiency and/or replacement of non-luxury items. In keeping with the intent of the program, cosmetic changes or upgrades to the property are not authorized.

Typical rehabilitation projects consist of upgrades to electrical, plumbing and heating systems; updating floor covering; repairing and/or replacing kitchen and bathroom(s); replacing windows and doors; and painting.

Applicant Eligibility: Applicant must own and occupy the home, and meet HUD’s low/moderate income guidelines and financial tests.

How to apply: 303-739-7924
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Emergency Grant/Loan Repair Program
 
The Emergency Grant Repair Program provides grants and/or loans to address urgent needs. Replacement of items such as malfunctioning furnaces, water heaters, broken sewer lines and water mains. Depending on the type of repairs, homeowners can receive up to $4000 in grant monies to repair furnaces, water heaters, and plumbing repairs. Homeowners can receive up to $7,000 in grant monies for broken sewer lines and water mains. Additional loans are available if they use the funds to correct conditions that pose a hazardous situation for the occupant’s health, safety, or well-being.

Applicant Eligibility:  Applicant must own and occupy the home; and meet HUD’s low/moderate income guidelines.
 
How to apply:  303-739-7908; 303-739-7924

 


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Wheel Chair Ramp

Handicapped Accessibility Program
 
The Handicap Accessibility Program is a pilot program designed to provide handicap accessible, single-family home repairs. In the form of grants up to $10,000, handicap-related repairs can include the installation of wheel chair ramps, chair lifts, widening of doorways (exterior and interior), kitchen repairs, bathroom repairs and any other handicap accessibility needs. Although handicap accessibility issues are addressed under the HOME-funded Single Family Rehabilitation Program, this program allows repairs specific to accessibility, without the requirement to renovate the entire home.

Applicant Eligibility:  Applicant must own and occupy the home; and meet HUD’s low/moderate income guidelines.
 
How to apply:  303-739-7903; 303-739-7924
Number in household maximum income allowed:

1 person$43,600
2 people$49,800
3 people$56,050
4 people$62,250
5 people$67,250
6 people$72,250
7 people$77,200
8 people$82,200

* INCOME LIMITS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE


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Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP)

In order to address the issues of foreclosed and vacant housing stock in neighborhoods, the
Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) program was developed and administered through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development through the Community Development Division.  Under the NSP, the City of Aurora will undertake the following activities, to be funded in part with NSP funding:
  • Acquisition, rehabilitation and resale of foreclosed or abandoned homes to income qualified homebuyers as their primary residence;
  • Financial assistance to income qualified homebuyers who are purchasing a foreclosed or abandoned home;
  • Acquisition and rehabilitation of foreclosed multi-family rental properties to be retained in the community as affordable workforce housing; and
  • Acquisition of properties and demolition of existing structures that meet the definition of blight in the community. These properties will be redeveloped in the future for use as permanent affordable housing for homebuyers.
  • For homebuyer's information, call Margie Noakes at 303-898-6399, or for program administration, call Anita Burkhart at 303-739-7924.
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