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
Fourth Supervisorial District
Fifth Supervisorial District