FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 28, 2009
Emergency Home Repair Program application period extended
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Housing and Community Development Department has extended the application period for the Emergency Home Repair Program until Oct. 30, or until funds have been exhausted. The original deadline for the program was July 31.
Eligible Kansas City, Mo., homeowners who are in urgent need of roofing, plumbing, electrical and mechanical work can apply for the program. Applications for the program are available at the Housing and Community Development Department’s Property Preservation Division office on the 11th floor of City Hall, 414 E. 12th St., and online at http://www.kcmo.org/neigh.
Eligible applicants are homeowners who own only one property, have not received assistance from this program (the old Minor Home Repair Program) since Sept. 30, 1994, and meet these household income guidelines at established by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development:
One person – $24,650
Two people – $28,150
Three people – $31,700
Four people – $35,200
Five people – $38,060
Six people – $40,850
Seven people – $43,650
Eight people – $46,450.
A Community Development Block Grant established by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development funds the Emergency Home Repair Program.
For more information or to have an application mailed to you, call (816) 513-3025.