IMPORTANT NOTICE: There is currently nofunding available for this program for Fiscal Year 2021 due to high demand. Please check back next year to see if more funding has been allocated to the program.
Intention of Program
The Homeowner Rehabilitation Assistance Program provides necessary minor and major housing improvements for low and moderate income individuals, and elderly/handicapped persons using Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
The program also aims to improve the quality of the general housing stock in the City of Jonesboro. These improvements are made in an effort to provide homeowners with healthy, sanitary, and safety conditions and more livable housing unit.
Homeowner Rehab Includes
Labor and materials
Replacement of principal fixtures and components of existing structures
Installation of security devices, including smoke detectors
Initial homeowner warranty premium (except when a grant is provided)
Hazard insurance premium (except when a grant is provided)
Flood insurance premium (except when a grant is provided)
Conservation costs for water and energy efficiency
Must be the legal homeowner of a detached single family home
Must have homeowner’s insurance or flood insurance if applicable
Residence must be within the city limits of Jonesboro
Family income must meet HUD Federal Income Guidelines
The home must be economically feasible to rehabilitate
Property taxes must be paid
Proof of income (everyone in the household)
Copy of Social Security Card (s) and Driver’s License or Identification Card (s)