NeighborImpact, in partnership with Central Oregon cities and counties, is applying for federal grant funds to support a regional housing preservation revolving loan program.
To be eligible for the funds, NeighborImpact must demonstrate homeowner interest in loans for home repairs, septic replacement and/or other eligible activities.
In order to help the nonprofit illustrate the community's interest in the program, NeighborImpact is asking eligible community members to add themselves to a program waitlist.
If funded, the Housing Preservation Revolving Loan program will provide low-interest loans to low- and moderate-income homeowners to repair their homes. Types of eligible projects include:
- Health and safety improvements.
- Septic replacement.
- Sewer line connections.
- Drainfield repairs or installation.
- Private water lines.
- House structural repairs, including roof repair or replacement.
- Repair or replacement of substandard plumbing, electrical, siding, heating systems, hot water heaters, and other related activities.
- Environmental hazard abatement, including asbestos removal, lead paint removal and mold/dry rot repair.
To be eligible for the Home Preservation Loan Program, applicants must:
- Live in an owner-occupied house or manufactured home.
- Be a low- or moderate-income household. Annual income limits in Jefferson or Crook County are $30,650 for one person; $35,000 for a two-person family; $39,400 for three; $43,750 for four; $47,250 for five; $50,750 for six; $54,250 for seven; or $57,750 for eight.
- Reside in Jefferson, Crook or Deschutes counties.
- Other restrictions may apply.
Since 1985, NeighborImpact has been a leader in developing solutions and bringing resources to Jefferson, Crook and Deschutes County and the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs.
The agency offers a diversity of services meeting basic human needs for food and shelter, while enriching people's lives by providing access to increased education, skills, and hope for the future.
NeighborImpact is a private nonprofit organization that receives federal, state and local grants, foundation grants, and donations from individuals and businesses in the community. To learn more about NeighborImpact, visit www.neighborimpact.org.
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