Housing Rehabilitation

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The Housing Rehabilitation programs provide no interest loans and grants to assist City of Napa residents with home repairs. The programs serve low-income residents whose household incomes are at or below 80% of area median income. 

For Homeowners

Grants / Subvención

Emergency home repair grants are offered for repair of windows, doors, leaking roofs, plumbing, electrical problems, and more. 

Benefits and restrictions include:

  • Grant of up to $5,000
  • Owner must occupy the residence
  • Owner must be low income
  • Construction management provided by the Housing Division

Grants are available for owner-occupied homes including single family homes (detached or attached), condominiums, and mobile homes. Additional program details can be viewed here / aqui en Español and applications are available here / aqui en Español.

Loans / Prestámos

Home repair loans are available for needed home repairs including foundation, structural, electrical, heating and cooling, windows, flooring, painting, insulation, and termite repairs, as well as disabled accessibility and energy efficiency improvements. 

Benefits and restrictions include:

  • 0% interest loans of up to $75,000
  • No monthly payments (loans due in 20 years)
  • Owner must occupy the residence
  • Owner must be low income
  • Construction management provided by the Housing Division
  • Mobile homes may qualify for a forgivable loan

Additional program details can be viewed here / aqui en Español and applications are available here / aqui en Español.

For Landlords  and Tenants

Grants / Subvención

ADA and accessibility improvement grants are offered to make a rental unit accessible for a person with disabilities.

Benefits and restrictions include:

  • Grant of up to $5,000
  • Tenant must be low income
  • Tenant must be disabled
  • Construction management provided by the Housing Division

Grants are available for all types of rental units. Additional program details can be viewed here / aqui en Español and applications are available here / aqui en Español.

Loans / Prestámos

Rental repair loans are available for needed property repairs including foundation, structural, electrical, hearing and cooling, windows, flooring, painting, insulation, and termite repairs, as well as disabled accessibility and energy efficiency improvements.

Benefits and restrictions include:

  • 0% interest loans
  • No monthly payments (loans due in 20 years)
  • Loans up to $75,000 for a single family unit, $60,000 per unit for a duplex, $45,000 per unit for a triplex, etc.
  • Tenant must be low income
  • Owner must agree to keep the unit affordable for 10 or 20 years
  • Rent limit requirements
  • Construction management provided by the Housing Division

Additional program details can be viewed here / aqui en Español and applications are available here  / aqui en Español.

These programs are part of the City’s effort to preserve and improve the housing needs of low-income households.

 

In addition to providing no interest loans and grants to eligible households, the Housing Division offers assistance throughout the application, loan, and construction phases of work, including bid administration and construction management.

 

For additional information on the Housing Rehabilitation programs or for an accommodation with the application process, please contact Hernando Guillem by phone at 707-257-9642 or by email at [email protected]. Para información en Español se puede comunícar directamente con Antonio Mejia al 707-257-9356 o por correo electronico a [email protected].

 

For more information about housing rehabilitation programs in the cities of American Canyon, St Helena, Calistoga or the Town of Yountville, contact Hernando Guillem at 707-257-9642 or by email at [email protected]. Para mas infromación sobre los programas de rehabilitación de vivienda en las ciudades de American Canyon, St Helena, Calistoga o el Pueblo de Yountville; cominquese con Antonio Mejia al 707-257-9356 o por correo electronico a [email protected].