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

Avocado Heights
Azusa
Bassett
Charter Oak
Covina (portion)
East Los Angeles
El Monte
Hacienda Heights
Industry Islands
North Whittier
Northeast San Gabriel (portion)
Pellissier Village
Pomona
Rowland Heights
San Jose Hills
South El Monte
South San Gabriel
Valinda
Walnut
West Puente Valley
Whittier Narrows

Fourth Supervisorial District

Cerritos Islands
East La Mirada
East Whittier
La Rambla
Unincorporated Long Beach
Los Nietos
Northwest Whittier
San Clemente Island
Santa Catalina Island
South Whittier
Walnut Park
West Whittier
Westfield

Fifth Supervisorial District

Acton
Agua Dulce
Alpine
Altadena
Angeles National
Forest
Antelope Acres
Arcadia
Big Pines
Bouquet Canyon
Bradbury
Canyon Country
Castaic
Castaic Lake
Charter Oak Islands
Chiquita Canyon
Crystalaire
Deer Lake Highlands
Del Sur
East Pasadena
East San Gabriel
El Dorado
Elizabeth Lake
Fairmont
Forrest Park
Glendora
Gorman
Green Valley
Hasley Canyon
Hi Vista
Hungry Valley
Indian Falls / Indian Springs
Juniper Hills
Kagel Canyon
Kinneola Mesa
La Crescenta / Montrose
La Verne
Lake Hughes
Lake Los Angeles
Lakeview
Leona Valley
Little Rock
Llano
Lopez Canyon
Longview
Mint Canyon
Monrovia/Arcadia/ Duarte (islands)
Neenach
Newhall (portion)
North East San Gabriel
North Lancaster
Oat Mountain
Pearblossom
Placerita Canyon
Pyramid Lake
Redman
Romero Canyon
Sand Canyon
San Francisquito Canyon
Roosevelt
Saugus (portion)
Soledad Canyon
Southern Oaks
Stevenson Ranch
Sulphur Springs
Sunland
Tujunga (adjacent)
Sun Village
Texas Canyon
Three Points
Tick Point
Twin Lakes
Val Verde
Valencia (portion)
Valyermo
Vasquez Rocks
West Arcadia (islands)
Westridge
White Fence Farms
Whitney Canyon
Wilsona Gardens
Woodlands
State Park
Wrightwood

Contact Information

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

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