October 4, 2015

Home Repair Services

Westside Housing Organization works with locally funded programs to complete exterior enhancements (paint, stairs, etc.), repair roofs, furnaces, porches and more. See program descriptions below to find out if you qualify for assistance!

Program: KCMO Minor Home Repair
Income Eligibility Requirements: Homeowner income up to 80% of Area Median
Service Areas: Westside, Midtown, Beacon Hill, Longfellow, Hyde Park, Squire Park and Northeast service
Value of Home Repair Grants: $3,000-$7,500

Program: Rehabilitation Assistance for Midtown Properties (RAMP)
Eligibility for Matching Funds:

  • Homeowners making up to 100% of Area Median Income and below do not bear any of the cost of repairs;
  • homeowners making between 101-125% of Area Median Income share the cost of repairs at a rate of 1 to 1;
  • and homeowners making more than 125% of Area Median Income share the cost of repairs at a rate of 2 to 1.
  • There is no Area Median Income eligibility requirement for multi-family properties.

Service Area: Beacon Hill, Longfellow, Squire Park, Manheim Park and the Midtown
Value of Home Repair Projects: $15,000 owner-occupied; $7,500 per unit for multifamily properties up to 12 units
Converts to grant at 20%/year over 5 years