News from City Hall
City Communications Office
City of Kansas City, Mo.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Oct. 4, 2011
City’s Minor Home Repair Program accepting applications
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Housing and Community Development Department, Property Preservation Division is accepting applications for its Minor Home Repair Program.
This program provides home repairs for homeowners who live in the Washington Wheatley, Blue Hills and Ruskin neighborhoods and who meet specific income guidelines. The program’s repairs include roofing, plumbing and painting, along with work to electrical systems, furnaces, driveways, private sidewalks, tree removal, windows, doors, handicap ramps, and functional landscaping.
Applications for the Minor Home Repair Program are available at the City’s Property Preservation Division office on the 11th floor of City Hall, 414 E. 12th St. Applications will be accepted until funds have been exhausted.
The Minor Home Repair Program is administered by the City of Kansas City, Mo., developed by the Housing Asset Recovery Program (H.A.R.P.), and funded by the Affordable Housing Program of the Federal Loan Bank of Des Moines, Iowa.
Applicants must be homeowners in the Washington Wheatley, Blue Hills or Ruskin neighborhoods who have not received prior assistance from this program, unless it was before December 2004. They also must meet the following household income guidelines:
One person - $30,400
Two people - $34,800
Three people - $39,100
Four people - $43,400
Five people - $46,900
Six people - $50,400
Seven people $53,900
Eight people- $57,300
For more information about the Minor Home Repair Program or to request an application, call 816-513-3025.
Media inquiries should be directed to Roger Stewart, program manager of the Property Preservation Division, at 816-513-3025.