Clackamas County Home Access and Critical Repair Grants
Eligible homeowners can get financial assistance from the Clackamas County Home Access and Critical Repair Grants programs for the repair of safety or access deficiencies, primarily for exterior elements of manufactured homes or mobile homes.
Home Access Grants money can be used for wheelchair ramps, handrails and widened doorways, bathroom accessibility (raised toilets & grab bars), and kitchen accessibility improvements. Grants of up to $5,000.00 can be provided to both homeowners and renters. All dwelling units including mobile homes and apartments qualify. However, there are certain requirements that must be met, by both the applicant and the property. Applicants must live in the North Clackamas Revitalization Area, and they must reside in the dwelling requiring modification. They also must have a documented physical disability. To be eligible, applicants also must have the approval of the property owner (if the applicant does not own the property), and be at or below maximum income limits.
Critical Repair Grants up to $5,000.00 are also available for the repair of safety or access deficiencies, primarily for exterior elements of manufactured homes or mobile homes. These funds can cover improvements like repairing leaking roofs, faulty plumbing connections, and faulty wiring or electrical connections. They can be provided to both homeowners and renters. Also, manufactured homes or mobile homeowners who do not have title to the property on which the home is located are eligible. Homeowners must live in the North Clackamas Revitalization Area, be at or below maximum income limits, have the approval of the property owner, and Must reside in the dwelling.
If applicants qualify, a Rehab Advisor inspects their property to determine what repairs are needed. Furthermore, the Rehab Advisor assists them throughout the bidding and construction process. The owner and the Rehab Advisor will conduct a final inspection to verify that all of the work is completed according to the contract. The contractor will give the owner inspection certificates, lien waivers, and warranties. For more information, contact Clackamas County, Oregon at 503-742-4322.