The USDA offers a program in Vermilion County for Home Repair for individuals who fall into the low income category. This program offers grant and/or loan funding for home repairs that the individual could not afford on their own.
Repairs eligible for these funds are:
- New Roof
- New Siding
- New Windows
- Foundation Repairs
- New Kitchen Cabinets
- New Septic System
- New Furnace / AC
(Other qualifying repairs include those needed to remove a health hazard from the home, as well as cosmetic improvements if they are needed).
The maximum loan amount is $20,000 at a %1.00 interest rate. The maximum grant amount is $7,500, which is a lifetime limit.
Check for more information at www.rurdev.usda.gov/il or call 217-352-3536 ext. 4
Nancy Bitto, Rural Development Manager
Dorothy Kelly-Ward, RD Technician
Gregg Humphries, RD Assistant