The following are examples of items eligible for funding:
- Small plumbing and electrical repairs.
- Repair or replacement of toilets, windows, doors and hardware.
- Repairs or replacements of water and wall heaters.
Interested households are first advised of eligibility criteria and the application process. Potential applicants are provided forms needed to determine eligibility. Upon successful determination of preliminary eligibility, staff completes necessary title and income verifications. Next, the site is inspected and a list of repairs/modifications is prepared. HCD Coordinator will obtain construction estimates from City-screened State licensed and insured contractors. Estimates are submitted to HCD Coordinator and Homeowner to review.
The HCD Coordinator will make the final Grant decision. Denied applicants are provided with a written notice. Approved applicants will proceed with the construction document process. HCD Coordinator will monitor all the work during the construction timeframe. Payments will be processed upon receipt of competition and final inspections, by the homeowner and the HCD Coordinator.
To qualify for this program, the household's income may not exceed 80% of median or below adjusted for family size * (as determined by the City of Monterey).
The property must be located within the city limits. The title must be vested in the name of the qualifying applicant, or a member of his or her immediate family. The home must be a single-family residence. Only licensed contractors may perform funded work. A building permit maybe required.
Applicant households must complete necessary forms, provide such information as necessary to verify eligibility, and agree to comply with both HUD and City of Monterey regulations. The final eligibility decision is the responsibility of the HCD Coordinator. Denied applicants will be provided with a written notice of denial.