The Southern Housing Region recently received notice of a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) for housing rehabilitation.
The funds will be loaned at 0% interest to eligible households for home repairs. Applications are accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis. There is no cost to fill out an application and all information submitted is strictly confidential.
Eligible Counties: Columbia, Dodge, Jefferson, Kenosha, Ozaukee, Racine, Rock, Sauk, Walworth and Washington.
The following entitlement communities are not eligible: Racine, Beloit, Janesville and Kenosha. Funds are available for the following types of projects:
The loan can be used to make the following types of repairs:
- Handicap Accessibility
- Replace Windows & Doors
- Repair/Replace Heating Systems, Water Heaters & Plumbing Systems
- Electrical Updates
- Connect Water and Sewer Lines
- Painting, Siding and Porch Repairs
- Other General Improvements
Interested households can contact the MSA Housing Program Office at (800) 552-6330 for more information. Households can apply for the housing program at any time.