Healthy Homes Production
The Healthy Homes grant makes our community’s housing stock safer by addressing commonly seen deficiencies. Our focus is on water infiltration/indoor air quality, but we can address any issues we see that fall within HUD’s Eight Principles of a Healthy Home. The eight principles are:
- Keep it dry – examples include replace roofs, cracked windows, missing exterior components, etc.
- Keep it clean – examples include removing exterior or interior hazards, etc.
- Keep it safe – examples include electrical hazards, trip hazards, handrails, exterior doors, etc.
- Keep it well ventilated – examples include exhaust fans, replace windows, etc.
- Keep it pest free – examples include hiring exterminators, offering training, patching walls etc.
- Keep it contaminant free – examples include addressing lead dust, chemical storage, etc.
- Keep it well maintained – examples are interior and exterior hazards, replacing siding or roofing etc.
- Keep it thermally controlled – examples include HVAC systems, windows, exhaust fans, etc.
We can justify nearly any work within reason.
Target Area: Cedar, Clinton, Delaware, Dubuque and Jackson Counties (excludes the city of Dubuque as they were awarded their own grant)
# of units: 110 homes to be modified
Eligibility: Owner-occupied or tenant-occupied homes with 80% LMI or below
Fill out our inquiry (insert link) form, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 563-690-5791 to learn more.