Home Repair Programs

The Office of Housing is no longer accepting applications for the Home Repair programs.

Please check back in January 2022.

The Home Repair Programs are committed to providing repairs to help stabilize the home for low- to moderate-income individuals who own and are currently living in single-family homes. These programs are funded by a U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) grant.

To be eligible, households must be at or below 80% area median income (AMI).

Persons in Household 1 2 3 4 5 6
80% AMI  $43,050   $49,200   $55,350   $61,500   $66,450   $71,350 

 

Required Documents
  1. Driver’s License (all over 18)
  2. 1040 Tax Document
  3. Recent Award Letters (Social Security, Pensions, Retirements, etc.)
  4. Copy of Mortgage Statement
  5. Homeowners Insurance Declaration Page

If applicable: Deed, Death Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Medical Statement, No Tax Affidavit, Zero Income Certification and Zero Income Questionnaire (any adult in home with no income), Flood Insurance

Regular Home Repair Program

Available Metro-Wide

Assists single-family homes to correct specific emergency situations in the home that could cause danger or impede the health of occupants in the home.


Repairs/Qualifying Items:
  •     Interior mechanicals, including HVAC, furnace, electrical and plumbing
  •     Roof and gutters repair/replacement
  •     Other repairs that the program deems necessary

NO COSMETIC REPAIRS, FENCING IN YARDS, TREE TRIMMING OR FINISHING BASEMENTS

At-Risk Program

Available in the Algonquin, California, Chickasaw, Hallmark, Park DuValle, Parkland, Park Hill, Portland, Shawnee, Shelby Park and Smoketown neighborhoods

Assists residents of Metro Louisville with needed repairs who own and are currently living in single-family homes. Program is NOT for investor(s) or individual/families purchasing a home in one of these neighborhoods.


Repairs/Qualifying Items:
  •     Interior mechanicals, including HVAC, furnace, electrical and plumbing
  •     Roof and gutters repair/replacement
  •     Other repairs that the program deems necessary

NO COSMETIC REPAIRS, FENCING IN YARDS, TREE TRIMMING OR FINISHING BASEMENTS

Russell Rental Rehab Program

Available in the Russell neighborhood

Partners with owners of Russell properties and landlords to increase the supply and long-term availability of affordable, decent, safe and sanitary rental units for low- and moderate-income residents. Single-family homes and multi-family units are eligible.

Repair/Qualifying Items:
  •     Interior mechanicals, including HVAC, furnace, electrical and plumbing
  •     Roof and gutters repair/replacement
  •     Other repairs that the program deems necessary

NO COSMETIC REPAIRS, FENCING IN YARDS, TREE TRIMMING OR FINISHING BASEMENTS

Exterior Code Alleviation Program (ECAP)

Available Metro-Wide

Eliminates exterior code violations and makes minor essential exterior repairs to improve the sustainability of the home while ensuring their home is warm, safe and dry.


Repairs/Qualifying Items:
  •     Exterior Painting
  •     Siding
  •     Windows and Doors
  •     Gutters and Downspouts
  •     Foundation (Steps, Stoops & Walkways)
  •     Roof Replacement/Chimney Repair
  •     Fence (Front Facing ONLY)
  •     Garages (only if deemed health or safety hazard or blighting influence on the neighborhood)
  •     Caulk (weather-stripping and sealing exterior repairs)

 

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