Home Repair Grant Program
What is the Home Repair Grant Program?
The Home Repair Grant Program provides lower income homeowners grant money to immediately correct a condition that has been determined to present an imminent danger to the health and safety of the occupants of residential properties in the City. This program is provided by the City of North Salt Lake using Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds.
- Furnace replacement
- Water heater replacement
- Broken pipes
- Major water leaks where the leak cannot be contained
- Clogged toilet
- Clogged drain
- Broken water service line
- Leaking roof
- ADA compliance issues
- Building Code compliance issues
- Other necessary repairs, as determined by the City's Chief Building Official
*Grant funds are limited to $3,500 per home, except as approved by City grant committee.
- Owner-occupied single-family homes, town homes, condominiums, and/or manufactured homes.
- Located in the City of North Salt Lake.
- Must not have any unresolved Code Enforcement or Animal Control cases for the property.
- Applicant must have owned the home for at least one year prior to rehabilitation.
- Applicant must occupy the home for at least one year after grant money is received.
- Applicant must be current on all property taxes.
- The property must be the applicant's primary residence.
- The applicant's household must fall within the Department of Housing and Urban Development's low to moderate income guidelines. (Please contact Long Range Planner to verify income eligibility)
- The applicant or anyone residing in the household may not be in violation of any City, County, or State ordinances or laws.
- Schedule an appointment with Ali Avery, Long Range Planner, to submit and review a complete application to the City. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
- The Long Range Planner will then review the application for eligibility. The applicant will be notified within two weeks of submitting the application whether their application has been approved or denied.
- Once the applicant has been notified of program acceptance, the Long Range Planner will schedule a property inspection with the applicant.
- The inspection of the property will be conducted by a City Building Inspector and the Long Range Planner to determine repairs and be able to select a contractor to complete the work.
- A City-approved contractor will be sent to create bids for the work and potentially complete the repairs.
- Upon completion of the work, the Building Inspector, Long Range Planner, and homeowner will complete a final inspection of the property.
- The contractor will submit an invoice for the work to the City of North Salt Lake. Payments will be made to the Contractor within 30 days after signed final inspection.
- The grant must be repaid back to the City in the full amount if the applicant sells, changes title, or movies within one (1) year from completion of work. A lien will be placed on the applicant's property for the cost of the repairs for a period of one (1) year. If the applicant has occupied the home for the entirety of that year, the lien will be released at that time.