Grants for Minor Home Repairs

 

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The Handyworker Grant Program aims to preserve existing homes by funding minor home repairs to ensure the health and safety of eligible low- and moderate-income homeowners within the unincorporated areas of the First, Fourth, and Fifth Supervisorial Districts.  Grants will be made only to applicants meeting the following criteria:

Elderly (62 years or older), handicapped, permanently disabled, single head of household, or large families (five+ people) who occupy and have a vested interest in a single-family, residential property requiring repairs that are health and safety related.  Vested interest shall mean that the individual(s) is/are listed on the title/grant deed.

Maximum Grant Amount: $5,000

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- The property must be owner-occupied

- The property must be a single-family residence

- The property must be in the unincorporated areas of the First, Fourth, and Fifth Supervisorial Districts


Some eligible minor repairs for the Program are:

     - Minor plumbing repairs
     - Water heater blankets
     - Replacement or repair of exterior screens
     - Installation of smoke alarms or carbon monoxide detectors
     - Garbage disposal

The applicant/homeowner must be low-income and must meet the maximum total household income per program guidelines. Income is calculated for all household members over the age of 18 years old. 

The applicant/homeowner must have ownership interest in the property for a minimum of 12 months prior to the date of the grant application.

Los Angeles County Median Income Guidelines - Effective April 1, 2021

80% COUNTY MEDIAN INCOME

*Income not to exceed maximum amount per family size.

No. of Persons in Household / Income Limit

1 / $66,250

2 / $75,700

3 / $85,150

4 / $94,600

5 / $102,200

6 / $109,750

7 / $117,350

8 / $124,900

You must live in the areas below in order to qualify.

First Supervisorial District
Azusa
East Los Angeles
Huntington Park
La Puente
San Gabriel
Valinda
Walnut Park
West Covina

Fourth Supervisorial District
Cerritos
East La Mirada
Hacienda Heights
Northwest Whittier
Northeast Whittier Island
Norwalk
Rowland Heights
South Whittier
West Whittier

Fifth Supervisorial District
Altadena
Angeles National Forest
Arcadia
Chatsworth
Covina
Duarte
East Pasadena
East San Gabriel
El Monte
Glendora
Kagel Canyon
La Crescenta / Montrose
La Verne
Monrovia
San Dimas

Contact Information

Maria Ortiz, First District Project Manager
maria.ortiz@lacda.org
(626) 586-1814

Lonii Prevost, Fourth District Project Manager
lonii.prevost@lacda.org
(626) 586-1817

Cindy Tei, Fifth District Project Manager
cindy.tei@lacda.org
626-586-1828