City of Parkersburg accepting programs for Emergency Home Improvement grants

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) -Parkersburg people have an prospect to boost their very own houses all on the city’s dime.

It’s all portion of the 2022 Unexpected emergency Property Fix Application. This plan is available to Parkersburg residents who are at or down below 60% of the location median income. Andrew Thomas, Development Jobs Administrator for the City of Parkersburg claims property owners can acquire up to $6,000 to restore their roofs, heating and air conditioning units, electrical troubles or plumbing troubles. Thomas says these grants assistance the metropolis get to its goal of having a lot more protected and lovely housing for property owners and renters.

“We want to increase the quality of housing as perfectly as the volume we have. We have been demolishing homes that are truly unsafe to continue to be. Eradicating all those allows protect against fires harmful close by residents. This is one particular way of preventing these demolitions from occurring,” Thomas said.

The Unexpected emergency House Repair Software is built doable by the federal Group Enhancement Block Grant as a result of the Office of Housing and Urban Progress The City of Parkersburg hopes this software will enable them attain their aims in their Yearly Action Approach. Some ambitions are to strengthen protected and affordable housing, resources for people today who are homeless, and residing problems for folks with exclusive needs. People today can apply for the grant by checking out the city of Parkersburg’s web page.

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