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Posted on: February 25, 2021

Home Repair Grant Accepting Applications

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The City of Brooklyn is committed to maintaining a vibrant housing stock and strong property values. That is why we are excited to offer the  Exterior Home Repair and Bathroom Addition Grant or 2021! 

This year you can apply for one of three grants the City will offer:

  • Bathroom Addition Grant - up to $5,000 to add an additional full bathroom 
  • Exterior Maintenance Grant - up to $3,000 to make exterior repairs and improvements
  • Landscaping Grant - up to $1,000 to improve front yard landscaping

 Program Guidelines:

  • The property must be the owner’s primary residence
  • Homeowners must be current on property taxes
  • Any cost over the grant award amount is the homeowner’s responsibility
  • Contractors who are performing work must be registered and pull required permits
  • Only single-family owner-occupied properties are eligible
  • One grant application per household
  • Prior year grant recipients are ineligible 
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered
  • If you have a current housing violation, the grant funds must correct that violation

Applications will only be accepted from March 16, through May 17, 2021. 

Late submissions will not be accepted.

For more info please contact Dawn Neal in the Building Department at dneal@brooklynohio.gov or 216-635-4203. 

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