Minor Home Repair

Two separate programs -- the City of Madison & Dane County

*City of Madison Minor Home Repair -- (Funded by the City of Madison Community Development Block Grant Program)

 


 

Ramp Project Home Minor Home Repair Madison WI 53716

Accessibility Modification - Ramp

The City of Madison Minor Home Repair Program offers low cost home repairs and accessibility modifications for qualified homeowners in the City of Madison. All accepted applicants must pay for the full cost of materials and $15.00 per hour per crew person for labor. After the homeowner is qualified, Project Home staff performs a Housing Quality Standards inspection on the home and gives the homeowner an estimate for the requested repairs. The homeowner must pay 1/3 of the estimate before work begins and has 3 months to pay the remainder of the job cost once work is completed. Jobs must require at least 2 hours of labor time. Examples of services include (no remodeling or new construction): - Ramps, Decks and Landings - Repairing or replacing leaky faucets, sinks & toilets - Replacing windows or doors - Installation of grab bars and railings for safety

Qualifications

* You must own and live in your home.
* Your home must be located in the City of Madison.
* The property cannot be currently on the market to be sold, or be put on the market to be sold, within the next twelve (12) months.
* The property cannot be in foreclosure, or going into foreclosure within the next (12) months.
* Your home cannot exceed 95% of the Dane County Median Purchase Price for a home. --(Maximum assessed value for a single family home is $250,000)--
* Your total gross household income cannot exceed 80% of the Dane County Median Income.

See Income Chart below.

Household Size Maximum Annual Gross Income
1 $46,000
2 $52,600
3 $59,150
4 $65,700
5 71,000
6 76,250
7 $81,500
8 $86,750

How Do I Apply?

Call Project Home, Inc at (608) 246-3737 ext.2200

 


*Dane County Minor Home Repair -- (Funded by the Dane County Community Development Block Grant Program)

The Dane County Minor Home Repair program is a grant program that makes minor repairs for qualified homeowners in Dane County (not in the City of Madison).

New construction or remodeling are not allowed through the program.

After the homeowner has been qualified for the program, Project Home staff performs a Housing Quality Standards inspection. Only items that fail the HQS inspection are eligible to be repaired. Health and safety repairs and code violations are given priority.

Qualifications

LOCATION: Your home must be located in a participating municipality in Dane County to qualify.

Homes in the following municipalities are not eligible to be served through the Dane County program: City of Madison (see City of Madison Minor Home Repair), City of Edgerton, Village of Cottage Grove, Village of Maple Bluff, and the Village of Mazomanie.

INCOME: Your total gross household income cannot exceed 80% of the Dane County Median Income. See Income Chart below.

VALUE OF YOUR HOME: Your home cannot exceed 95% of the Dane County Median Purchase Price for a home.
Single family home: $233,000
Duplex: $298,000*
*we can only work on the owner's side of the duplex.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS:

* You must own and live in your home.
* The property cannot be currently on the market to be sold, or be put on the market to be sold, within the next twelve (12) months.
* The property cannot be in foreclosure, or going into foreclosure, within the next twelve (12) months.

There is currently a waiting list for this program - Call Wyolanda Singleton at (608) 246-3737 ext. 2200 for more information.

Household Size Maximum Annual Gross Income
1 $46,000
2 $52,600
3 $59,150
4 $65,700
5 $71,000
6 $76,250
7 $81,500
8 $86,750