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Home Repair Funds Available For Detroit Seniors

DETROT (WWJ) – Seniors who need emergency home repairs can apply for financial assistance from the City of Detroit. City officials will accept applications for the Seniors Emergency Home Repair Program this Saturday, September 24th.

The program provides grants of up to $12,000 for low-income seniors 65 and older or physically disabled persons 55 and older. The grants will help with roof, furnace, electrical, plumbing and structural repairs at their homes.

You’ll need to obtain a pre-screening application starting at 9 a.m. Saturday at Cobo Center. The forms must be submitted by 1 p.m. that day.

For more information about the Senior Emergency Home Repair Program, call (313) 224-3461.

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