Housing Rehabilitation Programs

Income-eligible, owner-occupied homes in Surprise in need of major, minor or emergency rehabilitation may be eligible to receive assistance for repairs to ensure the home safe to occupy. View programs and additional eligibility requirements.

Major Rehabilitation Program 

City of Surprise has received Home Investment Partnership Program (HOME) funding and funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to provide Major Housing Rehabilitation assistance to qualified homeowners.

Residents may apply to be put on a waitlist for this program. Eligible repairs include major plumbing, electrical, heating, cooling and accessibility items.

Projects are selected on a first come first-serve basis with special considerations given to those projects that address health and safety issues.  

For more information contact:

Adam Lane
Neighborhood Services Supervisor
adam.lane@surpriseaz.gov
623.222.3238

What is Minor Housing Rehabilitation?

An emergency minor home rehab is the repair or replacement of a home’s components or systems required for safe occupancy and operation of the home, such as the breakdown of an air conditioner or a water heater. It can also be something that has become progressively worse like a leaking pipe or roof.

Projects are limited to health and safety issues in the home, as well as accessibility modifications where appropriate. Assistance is provided as a forgivable loan. Maximum assistance amount is $20,000.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Home must be owner-occupied prior to program application
  • Family income must be at or below 80% of area median income (gross income)
  • Mortgage must be current.
  • Current Homeowner’s Insurance

HUD INCOME LIMITS 2019
Maximum gross income guidelines for this program are as follows:

Household Size Income limits - 80% Medium Income
1 Person 40,850
2 Person 46,650
3 Person 52,500
4 Person 58,300
5 Person 63,000
6 Person 67,750
7 Person 72,300
8 Person 77,000

Process

  1. Complete the program application and provide supporting documentation
  2. Eligibility verification to include income verification
  3. Home assessment
  4. Environmental Review
  5. Scheduling of Repairs

Projects are selected on a first-come-first served basis with special considerations given to those projects that address health and safety issues.

For more information contact:

Adam Lane
Neighborhood Services Supervisor
adam.lane@surpriseaz.gov
623.222.3238


Emergency Housing Rehabilitation Program

Emergency Housing Rehabilitations are currently on hold until fall 2019, but interested participants can be added to a wait list by contacting Adam Lane 623.222.2238 or adam.lane@surpriseaz.gov.


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