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Home Improvement Grants Available

Friday, September 20, 2013

Home Improvement Grants Available

You may be eligible for a grant to make improvements to your home! 
 
Permitted uses include: 
  • Accessibility improvements are a priority 
  • Kitchen and bathroom upgrades, including new appliances 
  • Electrical, plumbing, HVAC improvements 
  • Energy efficiency improvements 
  • Roof repairs 
  • Expenses such as taxes and utilities are NOT eligible 

Details:

  • Grants are up to $5,000.  
  • Multiple bids for repairs are required, including detailed scope of work and timeline 
  • Before and after photos of property are required 
  • Must reside in DC metropolitan area.  
Please contact Brenda Hall at brenda.hall@dc.gov with your contact information...a limited number of grants are available.
 
Please be prepared to answer these questions:
  1. Have you served in US military? (Dates of Service)
  2. Do you consider yourself low- to moderate-income?  
  3. What was your 2012 income?
  4. Do you own your house or apartment?
  5. Current on your mortgage for the past two years?
  6. Current on your real estate taxes for last two years?
  7. Do you intend to reside in your home for five years or more?
  8. Do you or any member of your family work for The Home Depot or Home Depot Foundation?