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Applications Are Now Open for the Homeowner Rehabilitation Program

Submit your application before November 3!

The City of Raleigh is accepting applications for the Homeowner Rehabilitation Program from October 16 to November 3. This program offers a forgivable loan of up to $90,000 to help finance the cost of major repairs to homes.  

This program is designed to help homeowners address needed home repairs for issues that present a threat to the life, safety, or health of the occupants. Repair types include leaking roofs, faulty plumbing, electrical or heating systems, broken windows, flooring, and more. 

Program Eligibility

To qualify for this program, you must: 

  • Currently own and occupy the home to be rehabilitated 
  • Continue to occupy the home as your primary residence after the work is complete 
  • Have owned the home for at least five years 
  • Be 62 years or older OR have a disability 
  • Have a household income that does not exceed the income limits below
Income Limit Family of 1 Family of 2 Family of 3 Family of 4 Family of 5 Family of 6 Family of 7 Family of 8
  $39,700 $45,350 $51,000 $56,650 $61,200 $65,750 $70,250 $74,800

The property must: 

  • Be located within the City limits of Raleigh 
  • Be a single-family detached home, townhome, or condominium unit 
  • Have three or more severely deteriorated systems  
  • Have a property value of $371,000 or less  

City of Raleigh Homeowner Rehab and Repair Programs

How to Apply

Submit your application before Nov. 2!  You can apply via our online portal or a paper application.  

How to use the online portal (see the user guide for more detailed instructions)

If you prefer to use a paper application, it can be downloaded below: 

You can pick up an application packet at Chavis Community Center, 505 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd. or Housing & Neighborhoods Office, 421 Fayetteville St, Suite 1200.  

Drop off or mail your application to Housing & Neighborhoods, 421 Fayetteville St, Suite 1200, Raleigh, NC 27601. 

Questions? Please contact the Housing and Neighborhoods Department at 919-996-4330 or email



Housing & Neighborhoods

Lead Department:
Housing and Neighborhoods
Service Categories:
Community Development