Home Repair

The Community & Economic Development Office offers two kinds of loans for residential rehabilitation:


Emergency Repair Loans


  • $1,000 - $5,000 low-interest loans for emergency repairs to correct life-threatening safety code violations
  • The property must be owner-occupied
  • Homeowners must meet income guidelines
Homeowner Rehabilitation Loans


  • Property located in the Old North End Enterprise Community, King Street Neighborhood, and the Lakeside Neighborhood. For property eligibility, view a map of the Housing Program Target Neighborhood.
  • Low-interest loans for rehabilitation of properties in need of new systems and major repairs
  • The property must be owner-occupied
  • If the property has rental units, there will be restrictions on tenant incomes and the amount of rent charged for five years
  • Homeowners and tenants must meet income guidelines

For more information, contact: 


Rebeka Lawrence-Gomez, Housing Program Manager