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Pritzker Administration Provides $15.3 Million in Home Improvement Grants Eligible Households May Receive $45,000 to Make Necessary Repairs and Accessibility Improvements
City of Rockford Mayor Thomas McNamara
“Whether your roof is in poor condition, you need accessibility improvements to stay in your home or you have necessary repairs you are unable to afford, HRAP may be able to help you,” said City of Rockford Mayor Thomas McNamara. “The City of Rockford is administering HRAP for Winnebago County residents, please do not wait and apply today. This assistance is free and does not have to be repaid.”
Home Repair & Accessibility Program City of Rockford Home Repair & Accessibility Program Coming Soon!
Do you or someone in your home need modifications to your home to make daily activities work for your life? Beginning May 1st, the City of Rockford will be accepting Pre-Applications for eligible homeowners for the Home Repair and Accessibility Program.
To qualify, you or someone living in your home must be either elderly (62 years of age of older) or a person with a physical and/or mental impairment, which substantially limits one or more of major life activities such as caring for one’s self, bending, or performing manual tasks.
To see a full list of eligibility requirements, please see the Application Process Overview.
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The City’s Home Repair & Accessibility Program provides home accessibility modifications to make it easier for your household member to live in your home. Examples are:
At least 30% of the work scheduled must meet accessibility needs in order for your property to qualify. Funds are made available for this program through a 5-year forgivable mortgage loan up to $45,000 ($2,000 program minimum). The application period will open May 1st, 2023 and applicants will be selected through a lottery process (see: Lottery Application Process Overview below).
Important Note: In order to qualify, you or someone living in your home must be either elderly (62 years of age or older) or a person with a physical and/or mental impairment, which substantially limits one or more of major life activities such as caring for one’s self, bending, or performing manual tasks.