Small Cities Housing Rehabilitation Applications being accepted

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.  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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