Home repairs

We offer loans of up to $30,000 for home repairs and maintenance:

  • Low or no interest loans
  • No monthly payments
  • Loans may be forgiven if you continue to live in and own the home, and don’t transfer the title

Fill out the intake form to see if you qualify.

Free interpreter services on request

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Eligibility requirements

To qualify, your household must meet income limits:

  • 1 person $52,850
  • 2 person $60,400
  • 3 person $67,950
  • 4 person $75,500
  • 5 person $81,550
  • 6 person $87,600
  • 7 person $93,650
  • 8 person $99,700

Eligible repairs

  • Plumbing
  • Electrical
  • Painting
  • Windows
  • Doors
  • Siding
  • Roof replacement
  • Accessibility improvements
  • Flooring and other repairs that address health, safety and maintenance concerns

Non-eligible repairs include landscaping, additions, hot tubs, pools, and demolition.

Funding to fix other home health hazards

Asthma triggers

If you have a child with asthma, you may be eligible for a home visit to identify possible health and safety hazards. You may also get free supplies to help reduce asthma triggers like dust mites, pests, and mold. For more information contact Melisa Illies at melisa.illies@hennepin.us or 612-348-2020.

Lead-based paint grant

If you live in a home built before 1978 and have a child under 6, you may qualify for a lead-based paint grant. Visit the lead-based paint page..

Accessibility ramps

We offer grants to cover installation of ramps or low-rise steps. Ramp or step construction can happen year round.

Eligibility requirements

  • You must live in and own the home
  • You must live in either Hennepin County or Ramsey County
  • Your household must have income no higher than $108,500

Contact

For more information, contact Kelly Koch at 612-348-9793 or email healthyhomes@hennepin.us

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