Wednesday, August 01, 2007

Home Repair Grants for Seniors

The Housing Services Division of the City's Department of Planning & Development will award $3 million in grants to low-income senior citizens for home repairs as part of their Senior Emergency Home Repair Program. Grants of up to $12,000 are available to low-income seniors aged 65 and older as well as to physically disabled persons aged 55 or older.

There will be a citywide drawing for these grants on Saturday, September 29 at 9 a.m. in the Cobo Conference/Exhibition Center. Seniors need not be present to receive these grants.

These grants can be used for:
  • Furnaces;
  • Plumbing;
  • Roofs;
  • Electrical;
  • Structural; and
  • Building Code Violations.
For more information, please call the Housing Services Division at