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
- 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
East Los Angeles
Fourth Supervisorial District
East La Mirada
Northeast Whittier Island
Fifth Supervisorial District
Angeles National Forest
East San Gabriel
La Crescenta / Montrose