Housing Rehabilitation Program
The program offers rehabilitation of existing single family owner-occupied homes in the City of Oswego. Department inspections determine the extent of repairs to be made. Heating, plumbing, electrical, roofing, carpentry, masonry, insulation, replacement windows & doors and exterior painting are examples of rehabilitation work accomplished through the program.
Provide deferred grants to families with low to moderate income who own and live in a single family home. Upgrade and maintain Oswego’s housing stock.
The City of Oswego will offer 100% grants to eligible low income homeowners of single family homes on a citywide basis. Preference will be given to the elderly and disabled and people who have never participated in the program. The objective of the program is to rehabilitate the homes with maximum grants of $25,000 to provide safe, decent and sanitary housing which will meet at a minimum Section 8 Housing Quality Standards when completed. The maximum cap on assistance does not mean that every applicant will receive the maximum amount of assistance.
Eligibility & Income
To qualify for assistance under this program, the following conditions must be met:
Recapture period for the grants will have a 5 year decreasing term and will be secured by a UCC-attachment of real estate recorded in the County Clerk’s Office. Minimum investment per unit is $1,000. Maximum per unit is $25,000.
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