HOME IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM
HOME IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM

The intent of the Home Improvement Program is to provide grants and loans to homeowners of owner occupied single family detached dwellings for the preservation of decent, safe and sanitary housing; to correct hazardous structural conditions; to make improvements considered necessary to eliminate blight; to improve handicapped access; and to correct building and health code violations through the awarding of grants and loans.  All property to be repaired must be a single family residential and located within the City limits of the City of Rancho Palos Verdes.

Assistance Provided:

The Home Improvement Program provides assistance in the form of a grant of up to $7,000 and if requested, a deferred loan of up to a maximum of $13,000, which is payable upon the sale or transfer of title of the property.  This loan is a zero percent (0%) interest loan.

Eligibility Requirements:

In order to participate, you must be the owner-occupant of a single family detached dwelling and the property must be located in the City of Rancho Palos Verdes.  Additionally, applicants must not exceed the low-moderate household income limits* listed in Table “A”.

TABLE “A”

2012 ELIGIBILITY INCOME LIMITS FOR CDBG FUNDED PROJECTS
Effective December 1, 2011
FOR USE IN CDBG AND OTHER ASSISTED PROJECTS

Household
Size
CDBG Program
Extremely-Low Income

Equal to or less than 30% of Area Median

Low Income

31% to 50% of Area Median

Moderate Income

51% to 80% of Area Median

1

$17,750

$29,550

$47,250

2

$20,250

$33,750

$54,000

3

$22,800

$37,950

$60,750

4

$25,300

$42,150

$67,450

5

$27,350

$45,550

$72,850

6

$29,350

$48,900

$78,250

7

$31,400

$52,300

$83,650

8

$33,400

$55,650

$89,050

Based on 2012 Median Family Income for the
Los Angeles – Long Beach metropolitan Area is $64,800

*      All persons 18 years of age and older residing in the residence are considered household members for the purposes of determining income eligibility.  The combined gross annual income for all household members cannot exceed the applicable income shown in Table A.

For additional information or to receive an application, please contact the Home Improvement Project Consultant on Fridays at (310) 544-5252.  If you prefer, you may download a Home Improvement Program brochure and/or application from the following links: