Home Barrier Removal Grants

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    Programs that provide cash assistance for qualified people with disabilities who want to install ramps or elevators, widen doorways, install grab bars in showers and bathrooms, lower kitchen and other cabinets or make other modifications in their homes in order to make them more accessible.

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    Accessibility Improvements - Office of Community and Economic DevelopmentOffers grants up to $5,000 for accessibility improvements to residential properties occupied by persons with disabling conditions. Residents of rental and owner occupied units may be eligible for this program. Applicants must meet current income limits and provide proof of disability. Other eligibility requirements may apply. Many work items are eligible including ramps, railings, accessible bathrooms, and doorway modifications.LycomingOffice of Community and Economic DevelopmentCity of Williamsport
    Armstrong County Courthouse - Home RehabilitationOperates various home rehabilitation and repair programs including: HOME Program - A housing rehabilitation grant program for income qualified homeowners who need general home improvements that are code deficiencies. Accessible Housing Grant - A county-wide handicap accessibility improvements grant program for the permanently disabled living in rental and owner occupied housing. Housing Preservation Grant Program - A county-wide grant program for very low income owner occupied homeowners to make program eligible general home improvements of their choice. Manor Township Housing Rehabilitation Program - A Manor Township-wide housing rehabilitation grant program for income eligible homeowners who need general home improvements that are code deficiencies. Senior Home Repair Pilot Program - Program provides seniors 60 years of age or older with a grant of up to $6,000 and technical assistance to repair/replace their furnaces and/or their roofs.ArmstrongArmstrong County Courthouse - HousingArmstrong County Courthouse
    Clarion Area Agency on Aging - Environmental ModificationsAAA assists with arrangements to complete the adaptation of consumer homes to facilitate living in their own home and improve safety, sanitation and adaptability of the home. The need for modification is determined by the care manager and Rehabilitation Specialist.ClarionClarion Area Agency on AgingClarion Area Agency on Aging
    Greater Erie Community Action Committee - Central Office - Family Caregiver Support ProgramProvides reimbursement for care giving expenses for people caring for parents, spouses, children or relatives that live at home. Benefits provided include: * Financial benefits to reimburse for out of pocket expenses for personal care, adult day care, skilled nursing and household expenses up to $500 per month * Home modification or assistive devices such as ramps, stair lifts, wheelchairs etc. up to $2,000 lifetime benefit * Information and referral on resources and services in your community * Respite care that offers a brief break from care giving by providing short-term support in your home or overnight care * Benefits counseling to review existing benefits and identify potential new benefits * Caregiver training to enhance your role as a caregiver * Care coordination to determine the necessary support and services your loved one will needErieGreater Erie Community Action Committee - Central OfficeGreater Erie Community Action Committee
    Housing Partnership of Chester County - Senior Citizen Home Maintenance Program - Home Barrier RemovalSenior Citizen Home Maintenance Program provides a grant for basic home maintenance, repairs, and access modifications for qualified residents of Chester County, 65 years of age and older.ChesterHOUSING PARTNERSHIP OF CHESTER COUNTYHousing Partnership of Chester County
    Self-Determination Housing Project of PennsylvaniaSDHP develops and documents projects that test new ideas and approaches to self-determined housing. SDHP initiates programs to address community needs. SDHP Home Modifications Program enables eligible low and moderate-income persons with permanent disabilities to make their current home more accessible. Regional Housing Coordinator Project coordinates and support regional and local housing activities, assists with resource identification and system navigation. Housing Advocacy Coordination Project addresses issues in the area of public and subsidized housing that are important to people with disabilities. SDHP Affiliate Organizations comprise a network of agencies that incorporate self-determination into their activities and provide services in over 50 counties.ChesterSelf-Determination Housing Project of Pennsylvania (SDHP)Self-Determination Housing Project of Pennsylvania (SDHP)
    United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Benefits Administration - Home LoansThe United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Benefits Administration is responsible for administering The VA's extensive non-medical benefits. Its responsibilities include initial veteran registration, eligibility determination, and five key lines of business (benefits and entitlements): Home Loan Guarantee, Insurance, Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment, Education (GI Bill), and Compensation & Pension. VA helps Servicemembers, Veterans, and eligible surviving spouses become homeowners. As part of our mission to serve you, we provide a home loan guaranty benefit and other housing-related programs to help you buy, build, repair, retain, or adapt a home for your own personal occupancy. VA Home Loans are provided by private lenders, such as banks and mortgage companies. VA guarantees a portion of the loan, enabling the lender to provide you with more favorable terms. Types of Assistance: Purchase Loan VA can help you purchase a home at a competitive interest rate, and if you have found it difficult to find other financing. VA's Cash-Out Refinance Loan For homeowners who want to take cash out of your home equity to take care of concerns like paying off debt, funding school, or making home improvements. The Cash-Out Refinance Loan can also be used to refinance a non-VA loan into a VA loan. VA will guaranty loans up to 100% of the value of your home. VA Home Loan Guaranty Most VA Home Loans are handled entirely by private lenders and VA rarely gets involved in the loan approval process. VA "stands behind" the loan by guaranteeing a portion of it. If something goes wrong and you can't make the payments anymore, the lending institution can come to us to cover any losses they might incur. The VA loan guaranty is the "insurance" that we provide the lender. Interest Rate Reduction Refinance Loan The VA Interest Rate Reduction Refinance Loan (IRRRL) lowers your interest rate by refinancing your existing VA home loan. By obtaining a lower interest rate, your monthly mortgage payment should decrease. You can also refinance an adjustable rate mortgage (ARM) into a fixed rate mortgage. Native American Direct Loan The Native American Direct Loan (NADL) Program provides direct home loans from VA to eligible Native American Veterans to finance the purchase, construction, or improvement of homes on Federal Trust Land, or to refinance a prior NADL to reduce the interest rate. Housing Grants for Disabled Veterans VA provides grants to Servicemembers and Veterans with certain permanent and total service-connected disabilities to help purchase or construct an adapted home, or modify an existing home to accommodate a disability. Two grant programs exist: the Specially Adapted Housing (SAH) grant and the Special Housing Adaptation (SHA) grant. VA's Adapted Housing Grants for Disabled Veterans Trouble Making Payments VA Regional Loan Centers have technicians available to conduct financial counseling. This counseling is designed to help you avoid foreclosure. If you want this assistance, call 1-877-827-3702 to reach a Loan Service Representative that can assist you.United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Benefits Administration - Home LoansUnited States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Benefits Administration

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