Homeowner Rehabilitation Assistance

Intention of Program


The Homeowner Rehabilitation Assistance Program provides necessary minor and major housing improvements for low and moderate income individuals, and elderly/handicapped persons using Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

The program also aims to improve the quality of the general housing stock in the City of Jonesboro. These improvements are made in an effort to provide homeowners with healthy, sanitary, and safety conditions and more livable housing unit.


Homeowner Rehab Includes


  • Labor and materials
  • Replacement of principal fixtures and components of existing structures
  • Installation of security devices, including smoke detectors
  • Initial homeowner warranty premium (except when a grant is provided)
  • Hazard insurance premium (except when a grant is provided)
  • Flood insurance premium (except when a grant is provided)
  • Conservation costs for water and energy efficiency

Qualifications


  • Must be the legahomeowner of a detached single family home
  • Must have homeowner’s insurance or flood insurance if applicable
  • Residence must be within the city limits of Jonesboro
  • Family income must meet HUD Federal Income Guidelines
  • The home must be economically feasible to rehabilitate
  • Property taxes must be paid

Application Requirements


  • Proof of income (everyone in the household)
  • Copy of Social Security Card (s) and Driver's License or Identification Card (s)
  • Copy of most recent Tax Return
  • Copy of most recent Bank Statement
  • Copy of most recent Utility Bill
  • Copy of Title or Warranty Deed 
  • Proof of Year the house was built
  • Proof of Flood Insurance (if applicable)
  • Proof of Homeowner's Insurance
  • Copy of Property Tax Receipt or Assessment
Please fill out the Waiting List Form and return to the Project Coordinator. You will be included in the waiting list and you will be contacted to submit an application. Applicant must provide all required documentation with the Homeowner Rehabilitation Assistance Program Application.