Housing Rehabilitation Program
The County of Passaic is now offering the Passaic County Housing Rehabilitation Program to owner-occupied single-family homeowners, located in communities participating in the Passaic County Community Development Block Grant Program, that meet the income restrictions established by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The Passaic County Small Cities Housing Rehabilitation Program is designed to assist low and moderate income homeowners to correct interior and exterior code violations in their homes.
The program will assist low-income homeowners to address immediate and critical housing rehabilitation problems to ensure the safe and continued occupancy of the property.
The Passaic County Housing Rehabilitation Program will provide a forgivable loan of up to $7,500 for necessary improvements such as roof replacement or heating repairs. The program also requires that recipients comply with all municipal building codes, including municipal permits and inspections.
Passaic County Housing Rehabilitation Program 2013 to 2014
The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders seeks to assist lower income homeowners in the rehabilitation of immediate and critical housing rehabilitation problems. The maximum Amount of Grant is $7,500 per home. Requirements include:
- Applicant must own and occupy a single-family home as their principal residence
- Home must be located in:
- Little Falls
- North Haledon
- Pompton Lakes
- Prospect Park
- West Milford
- Woodland Park
- Meet income guidelines - less than 80% of the median income for the Bergen-Passaic Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)
Eligible Rehabilitation Activities include:
- roof replacement
- heating systems
- water lines
- sanitary sewers
- radon remediation
- handicap improvements: safety bars, modified bathroom fixtures, ramps
For additional information and an application email Sam Yodice or call 973-569-4032.
Funding for this program is provided by the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders through a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
The Borough does not currently have funding for the Rehabilitation Program.