Snow Belt receives state and federal grant funding to assist community members with critical home repairs. Program participants must be income qualified, based on family size.

The purpose of the Owner Occupied Rehabilitation service is to improve the health, safety, and energy efficiency of your home. Grant funding is not intended to be used for home improvements that only make your house look nicer.  All homes assisted with grant funds must use a minimum of $1,000 in grant assistance.

The following is a priority list of repairs eligible for assistance. Any items that would cause your home to violate HUD Housing Quality Standards or local and state building codes must be addressed first.

First Priority:
Roof                                    Heating equipment                    Chimneys                        Septic issues                    Electrical service
Foundation                      Insulation                                       Plumbing fixtures        Wiring                                 Waterlines & service
Sewer lines                      Broken glass                                  Structural                        Stairs and railings          Insulation
Handicap access           Lead based paint stabilization                                            Lead pipe replacement

Second Priority:
Windows                           Cornices and eaves                    Porches                                Doors                                    Siding
Sidewalks                         Electrical upgrade                     Additional heat runs        Interior doors
Rodent/vermin infestation                                                   Ceiling/wall repair            Painting

To fill out the pre-application for Owner Occupied Rehabilitation services click on JOIN OUR WAITLIST below!  


Lewis County Median Income

Maximum income for grant programs is 80% of the Area Median Income determined by HUD.  To see if your family qualifies click here.



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