Allegheny Home Improvement Loan Program (AHILP)

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United Way of Allegheny County United Way of Allegheny County
General Information
Description of ProgramThe Allegheny Home Improvement Loan Program offers low-interest and no-interest home improvement loans to eligible homeowners within eligible areas of Allegheny County.

Emergency/Priority Improvement Loans:
0% interest, mortgage-secured, no processing fee
Minimum loan amount:$1,000 Maximum Loan amount: $10,000

General Improvement Loans:
1% interest rate, mortgage-secured
$375 processing fee which may be financed
Minimum loan amount: $3,000 Maximum loan amount: $23,000
Geographic AreaAllegheny County excluding the City of Pittsburgh, the City of McKeesport, Penn Hills and the Boroughs of Trafford and McDonald.
Intake ProcedureCall for information or submit an application. Click here to download an application from the website.
Intake RequirementsCopy of tax returns, income certification, bank statements, property tax information, and completed application.
Additional RequirementsThe property to be improved must be the applicant's principal residence and a residential, single-family dwelling deeded in the name of the applicant. Property taxes must be current. Applicant's household income cannot exceed established income limits.
Helpful TipsEmergency/Priority Improvement Loans provide timely financing for the repair of a code violation or emergency condition that presents a health and safety hazard.
General Improvement Loans support the rehabilitation and improvement of residential properties; General Improvement Loan recipients are required to utilize a portion of their loan proceeds to correct code violations, if any, and to undertake lead-hazard remediation activities, if applicable. Remaining loan proceeds may be used for energy-related improvements and general property improvements.
Client Information
EligibilityClick here to view eligibility requirements.
Hours of OperationWeekdays, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Contact Information
Contact's EmailAHILP@AlleghenyCounty.US
Physical Site Address 1112 Washington Place
Physical Site Address 21 Chatham Center, Suite 900
Physical Site City, State, ZipPittsburgh, PA 15219
Main Phone412-350-1043
Hotline Phone412-350-6337
Additional Information
Update Contact User ID256412
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
Allegheny County Department of Economic Development
This Program: Allegheny Home Improvement Loan Program (AHILP)
Affiliated Services: Allegheny County Department of Economic Development - Allegheny Home Improvement Loan Program (AHILP)