10000 Grant to Fix Up a Home And Make it Healthier

Called the Health Homes Demonstration Grants and referred to as Program #14.901 in the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance, this program is designed to develop, demonstrate, and promote cost-effective, preventive measures to correct multiple safety and health hazards in the home environment that produce serious diseases and injuries in children of low-income families. HUD is interested in reducing health threats to the maximum number of residents, especially children, in a cost efficient manner. Healthy Homes Demonstration grants are intended to serve a broad array of beneficiaries including homeowners, rental property owners, and public housing residents. For information on where these programs are available in your area contact Ms. Ellen Taylor, Director, Healthy Homes Program, Office of Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control, 451 Seventh Street, SW, Room P3206, Washington, DC 20410, 202-755-1785, extension 116


570000000 for Local Communities to Fix Up Your House

Called Community Development Block Grants, Section 108 Loan Guarantees and referred to as Program #14.248 in the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance, this program provides communities with a source of financing for economic development, housing rehabilitation, public facilities, and large scale physical development projects. All projects and activities must either principally benefit low and moderate-income persons, aid in the elimination or prevention of slums and blight, or meet urgent needs of the community. Eligible Applicants include: metropolitan cities and urban counties, i.e., the principal beneficiaries are low and moderate income persons. To find organizations in your area who have this funding, contact your local office of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development