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3/15/2022 - Funding Available for Home Repairs

Town of Fairfield

Community and Economic Development

Press Release

For Immediate Release

Funding Available for Home Repairs

 

March 15, 2022Spring showers bring…home repairs?  If you’re a Fairfield homeowner and dealing with a leaky roof or if you’re needing to make other repairs to your home, the Town’s Office of Community & Economic Development may be able to help.  Eligible homeowners can receive up to 60% of the total project cost, up to a maximum of $15,000 per qualified applicant, per year. Financial assistance is provided in the form of a special, no interest loan that is repaid when the owner sells, refinances or transfers the property.

Eligible home improvements include exterior painting, siding or roofing projects; installation of new or replacement storm windows and doors; lead-based paint or asbestos abatement projects; installation of replacement boilers or hot water heaters; heating, plumbing or electrical improvements to address code deficiencies and modifications to accommodate persons with disabilities.

Applicants must be income eligible and a current Town of Fairfield homeowner to participate in this program. Certain other restrictions do apply. For additional information or to view the eligibility requirements, click here or please contact Sonia Hine at the Office of Community & Economic Development via email at shine@fairfieldct.org or by calling (203) 256-3120.