Housing Rehabilitation Programs
Income-eligible, owner-occupied homes in Surprise in need of housing rehabilitation may be eligible to receive assistance for repairs to ensure the home is healthy and safe to occupy.
What is a Housing Rehabilitation?
A 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. Maximum assistance amount is $20,000.
Eligible items may include: Roof repair, cooling and heating repair, plumbing issues, electrical problems, accessibility modifications and other health and safety issues.
Ineligible Items include: Maintenance, cosmetic repairs, landscaping and pools.
- 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
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- Complete the program application and provide supporting documentation
- Eligibility verification to include income verification
- Home assessment
- Environmental Review
- 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.
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Home Accessibility and Safety Modifications
The City of Surprise Neighborhood Services Division has partnered with Ability360 to assist persons with disabilities and/or seniors who need modifications to their residence to improve accessibility and safety.
Typical modifications can include; ramps, widened doorways, grab bars, modified sinks and toilets, relocated electrical switches.
Ability360 is a non-profit corporation that has been empowering persons with disabilities for over 30 years to help consumers achieve self-sufficiency through a variety of programs and services.
For more information, Ability360 at 602-256-2245 or Neighborhood Services at 602-222-1550.
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