Program Purpose

The Emergency Repair Program assists low and moderate income persons with emergency repairs that occur without warning and are a threat to the health and safety of the applicant.

Eligible Applicants

  • Applicants must own and occupy the residence.
  • Applicant must not have received prior assistance from the City under any housing program.
  • Applicants annual income must not exceed 50% of the median income for the City as set by HUD.


How the Program Works

Emergency repairs will not exceed $5,000 and requires the Division Manager’s approval. ¬†Emergency repairs will be inspected to insure they fall into the without warning criteria.

Housing and Neighborhood Services is responsible for:
Verifying an actual emergency exists

  • Preparation of work specifications
  • Obtaining bids from qualified contractors
  • Monitoring work done