Small Cities Housing Rehabilitation Applications being accepted starting February 6, 2019

The Town of Guilford has received a Small Cities grant for $400,000 for indefinitely deferred, 0% interest loans for housing rehabilitation.  The purpose of the grant is to assist in making health and safety improvements to the homes of qualified low and moderate income Guilford residents.   Applications are available on the town website.  Applications also will be sent individually to all parties that have already submitted a Letter of Intent.   Applications will be accepted beginning Wednesday, February 6, 2019.    On that date, applications will be received on a first come, first served basis at the Town Clerk starting at 8:30 a.m.  Eligible improvements include, among others, roofs, windows, doors, siding, electrical and plumbing upgrades; septic systems; lead remediation; ADA improvements (ramps; railings; grab bars etc).   To qualify for a housing rehab loan, residents must meet  the following income limits: $50,350 for a 1-person household; $71,900 for a 4-person household.  Residents must also have homeowner’s insurance, have 10% equity in home, and be up to date on local taxes.  Questions can be addressed to Small Cities Consultants for the Town of Guilford, Lisa Low & Associates at 203-888-5624.

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