Applications for the Community Housing Impact & Preservation (CHIP) Program will be accepted beginning Tuesday, Jan. 21.
This application round is for home rehabilitation projects. The Purpose of this program is to rehabilitate a one-family housing unit, which is owned and occupied by low-to-moderate income families. Eligible items for this program include: Installation and/or repairs to foundations, roofs, gutters, electrical upgrades, plumbing, furnaces, hot water heaters, insulation, window, doors, siding, accessibility improvements, and lead-based paint abatement.
Funding is available to any single-family dwelling in Crawford County, whose total income of all wage earners (18 years and older) is less than the income guidelines. Applicants whose total net assets equal an amount greater than $100,000 are not eligible. Items considered net assets include but are not limited to: inheritances, personal valuables, collectibles, and payments for mineral rights.
Projects are ranked based on need. Each project may receive up to $37,000. Applications for this round are being accepted through Feb. 14.
Application packets are available at the CHIP Office, 112 East Mansfield Street, Bucyrus, or at the Galion City Building, 301 Harding Way East, Galion.
The home owner needs to fill out the application and gather all required documents:
For questions or to schedule an appointment with the CHIP Office, call 419-562-6583.