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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois
 

Single Family Rehabilitation Program

THE SINGLE FAMILY REHABILITATION PROGRAM IS NOT ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS AT THIS TIME

Provides funding up to $15,000 to eligible application-homeowners for home repair and improvements to correct code violations, address health and safety issues, provide accessibility improvements and fix system failures.

Note:  There is no assurance by the Community Development Commission of DuPage County that the maximum allowable grant of $15,000 will be expended for the repair or rehabilitation of any eligible applicant’s property.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Have a total household income that does not exceed 80% of Median Family Income (MFI)
  • Owner-occupied and located in DuPage County (excepting Aurora and Bolingbrook)
  • Fall below the "Maximum Value established by HUD for 2018 ($261,000)
  • Occupied by their owners as their primary residence at the time of rehabilitation and must have owned the property for at least one year prior to grant application
  • All mortgage and property tax payments must be current and may not be in foreclosure
  • Homeowner insurance policy must be current

Eligible Activities

  • Foundations/Water Sealing
  • Roof and Roof Systems
  • Door and Window Replacement
  • Porches, Stairs and Railings
  • Interior Walls and Ceilings
  • Well and Septic Systems 
  • Water and Sewer Connections
  • Electrical Systems and Fixtures 
  • Plumbing Systems and Fixtures 
  • Heating and Cooling Systems
  • Hot Water Heaters
  • Insulation and Weatherization 
  • Air Sealing
  • Chimney Repair and Tuckpointing 
  • Flooring
  • Demolition
  • Lead-Based Paint, Asbestos and Mold Remediation 
  • Ramp and Accessibility Improvements

 Ineligible Activities

  • Purely Cosmetic or Convenience Improvements
  • New Construction of Room Additions, Fire Places, Sheds or Garages
  • Foundation Work Beyond Water Sealing 
  • Painting and Staining
  • Cabinets and Countertops
  • Flooring if Not a Medical or Accessibility Issue
  • Repair of Swimming Pools and/or Pool Liners

Program Information

For additional questions about the program, please contact Chris Donovan, Single Family Rehabilitation Coordinator, at 630-407-6467 or email at Christopher.donovan@dupageco.org.

 

Page last updated 6/18/2018