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Urgent Repair Program

The Agency makes Urgent Repair Program funds available to qualified organizations during each funding cycle to finance emergency home repairs and modifications for low-income homeowners with special needs. Nonprofit organizations, local governments and regional councils of governments can use the funds to provide deferred, forgiven loans of up to $8,000 to qualified homeowners for emergency repairs.

Your organization may be eligible to receive up to $200,000 for projects serving two or more counties and up to $100,000 for projects serving a single county. The maximum funding for large CDBG Entitlement Cities currently stands at $50,000.

Is My Project Eligible?

To be qualified to receive URP funds, your organization and project must meet the following criteria:

  • Units must house one or more full-time household members with special needs (e.g. elderly, disabled, veteran or a child 6 years of age or younger with an elevated blood-lead level).
  • Household income must not exceed 50% of area median income.
  • Applicants must cover service areas with a population of 5,000 or greater.
  • Your organization must have the technical capacity to manage residential construction projects.

Get Started

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Check out our program guidelines to learn more about eligibility.

Program Guidelines

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For more information, contact Michael Handley, 919-877-5627, Chuck Dopler, 919-981-5008 or Donna Coleman, 919-981-5006.

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