City GRANT Programs

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The City of Hemet is pleased to offer the following home improvement programs. These incentives are funded by the Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) - Community Development Block Grant. Funds are available on a first come first serve basis until funds are spent. In order to qualify for assistance, the residence must be located within the incorporated City of Hemet limits (3 or 4 digits addresses only).

Senior and/or Disabled Home Repair Program

This grant program can provide financial assistance for home repairs and improvements to senior citizens (62 years or older) and/or disabled citizens who own and occupy their residence. Applicants may not own any property (residential and/or commercial) other than their principal place of residence and cannot exceed the Very-Low to Extremely-Low Income limits (table shown below)

SDHR Program Flyer - English

SDHR Program - Folleto en Español

Program criteria is as follows:

  • Program funds may only be used for health and safety repairs and code violations. Eligible repairs include roofing, electrical, plumbing, heating & a/c systems, water heaters, smoke & carbon monoxide detectors. 
  • Program funds may also be used to provide accessibility improvements such as ADA ramps and grab bars for residents who are permanently disabled. Cosmetic and general property improvements are not eligible.
  • The residence must be located within the incorporated City of Hemet limits (3 or 4 digits addresses only). 
  • The primary applicant must own and occupy the home as their primary residence for at least 1 year. 
  • The total annual income of the household cannot exceed the following limits:  

2021 HUD Income Limits - Riverside County 

*Household Size (Number of persons)12345678
Maximum Allowable Annual Income$27,650$31,600$35,550$39,500$42,700$45,850$49,000$52,150

Source: https://www.hudexchange.info/resource/5334/cdbg-income-limits/

Rental Property Repair Program

This program offers grant funded home repairs to property owners who rent to very-low or low-income renters. The funds are used for health and safety repairs and code violations. In order to qualify for such assistance, the residence must be located within the incorporated City of Hemet limits (3 or 4 digits addresses only). 

RPRP Program Flyer - English

RPRP Program - Folleto en Español 

  • Eligible repairs include roofing, electrical, plumbing, heating & a/c systems, water heaters, smoke & carbon monoxide detectors are eligible. Cosmetic and general property improvements are not eligible.
  •  The primary applicant must be the property owner. 
  • The property owner needs to have owned the property and rented to low (80%), very-low (50%) or extremely-low (30%) income renters for at least 1 year. 
  • The total annual income of the household cannot exceed the following limits:  

 2021 HUD Income Limits - Riverside County

Household Size
(Number of Persons)
1
2345678
2021 Low Income Limits (80%)$44,250$50,600$56,900$63,200$68,300$73,350$78,400$83,480
2021 Very Low Income Limits (50%)$27,650$31,600$35,550$39,500$42,700$45,850$49,000$52,150
2021 Extremely Low Income Limits (30%)$16,600$19,000$21,960$26,500$31,040$35,580$40,120$44,660

Source: https://www.hudexchange.info/resource/5334/cdbg-income-limits/