Homeowner Rehabilitation Program

The Homeowner Rehabilitation Program preserves affordable housing for low-income households by fixing or repairing health and safety deficiencies in their home. The residence must be occupied by the homeowner and have a household income at or below 50% of the area median income (AMI). 

The Rehabilitation Program is available to homeowners who live in the following areas:

  • Grandview
  • Harrah
  • Mabton
  • Sunnyside
  • Toppenish
  • Union Gap
  • Wapato
  • Zillah
  • Unincorporated Yakima County
The City of Yakima has its own HOME Program that serves the residents of the City of Yakima. The cities/towns of Selah, Moxee, Granger, Tieton, and Naches participate in the State's HOME Program by default because they do not participate in a local HOME Program.

Eligibility

  

  • Your estimated property value after rehabilitation cannot exceed $242,000
  • You must qualify based on household income and number of household members
  • Your mortgage and property taxes must be current
  • The property must comply with local zoning and nuisance ordinances

Eligible Repairs

 

   
The following are examples of what may be repaired or replaced:
  • Bathrooms
  • Doors and windows
  • Electrical wiring
  • Flooring such as carpet, tile, vinyl, or laminate
  • Foundations
  • Heating
  • Plumbing
  • Wells
  • Roofs
  • Siding
  • Lead, asbestos, and mold abatement
  • Accessibility modifications as part of the overall rehabilitation
Final determination of the scope of work will be made by HOME Consortium staff with input from licensed contractors as needed.