Media Release – Home Improvement Funds Available

Media Release – 2016

SUBJECT: NO COST Home Improvement Repairs for County Homeowners

Saint Louis County’s Home Improvement Program is offering up to $5,000 in home repairs for eligible homeowners at NO COST. Eligible items include roofing; electrical; plumbing; heating; air-conditioning; hot water heater; tuck-pointing; hand railing installation; concrete, asphalt, masonry; tree trimming or removal; and foundation work.

To be eligible: You must own and live in your home, your property taxes must be current, you cannot have participated in the program previously, and your total household’s taxable income must be within the Adjusted Gross Income Limits for 2016:

Family of 1- Less than $39,400                       Family of 5- Less than $60,750

Family of 2- Less than $45,000                       Family of 6- Less than $65,250

Family of 3- Less than $50,650                       Family of 7- Less than $69,750

Family of 4- Less than $56,250                       Family of 8- Less than $74,250

The Home Improvement Program is federally funded and operates through St. Louis County’s Department of Planning in conjunction with county municipal representatives.

To apply, please call 314-615-8232. Press “1” to hear the areas for which the program is currently accepting applications.  If you do not hear your area on this list, the program cannot accept an application at this time.  Follow the prompts on the menu to leave a message if you believe you are an eligible resident living in one of the listed municipalities.   Funding availability is limited so please act swiftly!

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