Funds from the City of Manhattan’s Housing Rehabilitation Program are currently available to assist low- and moderate-income homeowners to make emergency and accessibility repairs.
Only homeowners in the city limits of Manhattan are eligible.
Each homeowner can qualify for up to $5,000 to repair plumbing, heating, insulation, painting, windows, structural improvements, sidewalks and other issues.
Repairs must meet HUD Housing Quality Standards and local codes.
If a homeowner is approved for the program, city staff solicits bids and oversees work during the project.
In order to be considered, homeowners must meet the following income requirements:
•Household of 1: $34,250 maximum annual gross household income/assets
•Household of 2: $39,150
•Household of 3: $44,050
•Household of 4: $48,900
Application materials are available at City Hall, 1101 Poyntz Avenue, at Manhattan Public Library, 629 Poyntz Avenue, and on the city’s website, http://www.cityofmhk.com.