Senior Repair Service (City of Urbana)
The Repair Service provides non-repayable grants up to $1,000 per household for minor home maintenance repairs to enable the citizen to maintain his/her property. Typical projects funded through the Repair Service include furnace and plumbing repairs, porch and step repair, ceiling, wall, and floor repairs. Eligibility requirements:
- The applicant must own and occupy the home to be repaired for a minimum of 1 year. Trust Deeds & Contract Purchases are allowable.
- The property must be located within the Urbana city limits.
- The applicant for whom repairs are made must be 62 years old or older or a person with a disability of any age. A person with a disability is an individual either receiving disability payments or having a pending application for disability payments.
- Household income may not exceed 50 percent of area median family income.
The Urbana Grants Management Division will accept applications throughout the year subject to funding availability. Call (217) 384-2447 for more information.