STATEWIDE EMERGENCY REPAIR PROGRAM

Delaware State Housing Authority (DSHA) has selected MHDC to administer the Statewide Emergency Repair Program (SERP). MHDC has formed statewide partnerships to provide service to qualified homeowners.  SERP addresses emergency conditions threatening the safety of qualified Delaware owner-occupants and household members. The SERP provides qualified emergency home repairs to qualified homeowners.

How Do I Qualify?

Homeowner
    • Must only own 1 property and it be the only residence and currently reside in the home for a minimum of 1 year
    • Be current on property taxes or have a payment plan in place with at least 2 consecutive payments
Meet Income Guidelines – Gross Income
    • 80% or below HUD AMI (determined by county of residence and the number of household members)

Documentation will be requested of all Clients for qualification.  Qualification is dependent upon a pre-qualified phone intake, requested documentation receipt and review, and Home Assessment.

Qualifying Repairs

Housing condition must be immediate health or safety threat in habitual living spaces only, for example:

    • Heating system (October – March)
    • Plumbing repairs (non-functioning or leaking)
    • Electrical repairs (hazard exists or non-functioning)
    • Roof repair/replacement (active leaking into home)
    • Major structural repairs
    • Urgent accessibility modifications with Physician approval – grab bars, tub cut outs, ramps, etc.
    • Other restrictions may apply

HOME REPAIR PROGRAM

The Home Repair Program (HRP) provides health and safety home repairs to qualified Delaware homeowners in Kent and Sussex County through several different funders.  Since 1991, HRP has helped thousands of families make their homes warmer, safer, and drier.

How Do I Qualify?

Homeowner
  • Must only own 1 property and it be the only residence and currently reside in the home for a minimum of 1 year
  • Be current on property taxes or have a payment plan in place with at least 2 consecutive payments
  • Other restrictions may apply
Meet Income Guidelines – Gross Income
  • 50% or below HUD AMI (determined by county of residence and the number of household members)

Documentation will be requested of all Clients for qualification.  Qualification is dependent upon a pre-qualified phone intake, requested documentation receipt and review, and Home Assessment.

 


CITY OF DOVER COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT/EMERGENCY HOME REPAIR

The City of Dover has selected MHDC to administer their Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) programs of Emergency Home Repair and Housing Rehabilitation Grants.  The City of Dover Home Repair Program addresses emergency conditions threatening the safety of qualified Dover, Delaware owner-occupants and household members.  The City of Dover HRP provides qualified emergency home repairs to qualified homeowners.

The City of Dover Housing Rehabilitation program addresses more robust housing needs.

Qualifications:

Homeowner
      • Must only own 1 property and it be the only residence and currently reside in the home for a minimum of 3 years
      • Be current on property taxes or have a payment plan in place with at least 2 consecutive payments
Meet Income Guidelines – Gross Income
    • 80% or below HUD AMI (determined by county of residence and the number of household members)

Documentation will be requested of all Clients for qualification.  Qualification is dependent upon a pre-qualified phone intake, requested documentation receipt and review, and Home Assessment.

Qualifying Repairs

Housing condition must be immediate health or safety threat in habitual living spaces only, for example:

    • Heating system
    • Plumbing repairs
    • Electrical repairs
    • Roof repair/replacement
    • Major structural repairs
    • Urgent accessibility modifications with Physician approval – grab bars, tub cut outs, ramps, etc.
    • Other restrictions may apply

Contact us today at:  (302) 491-4010 phone / 844-413-0038 toll free / HomeRepair@milfordhousing.com email