What are the approved projects?

  • Repair/Replacement of Roof
  • Repair/Replace Water Heater
  • Install Fixed Hurricane Hardening Structures that are program standard items (Storm Panels)
  • Repair Insulation
  • Repair Concrete Walks or Steps
  • Install Handrails, Banisters and/or ADA compliant ramps
  • Repair Rain Gutters, Downspouts and Splash Blocks
  • Exterminations of Vermin/Termites
  • Repair/Replace HVAC System
  • Install/Repair Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detectors
  • Minor Floor Repairs if causing a safety hazard
  • Tree Removal if causing hazard to home
  • Repair/Replace Failing Plumbing Fixtures
  • Repair/Replace Electrical Panel Boxes and/or electrical wiring

Ineligible repairs include, but are not limited to: work on other buildings on the property not considered the primary residence (i.e. detached garage, sheds, and barns) or the repair or replacement of non-essential items (hot tubs, swimming pools, paint, items that are beyond the minimum requirements of the building code, etc).

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1. How long does it take to complete the program?
2. Can I receive assistance for a project that has been completed on my home?
3. Can I have other project(s) going on when apply for this program?
4. Do I get to pick the products or brands for my desired project?
5. Do I hire the contractor?
6. Can I apply for impact windows?
7. What documents are required for the application?
8. What if I have a code case on my property?
9. Is there a financial obligation?
10. Is there an application fee?
11. Why is there a 10% contingency?
12. Does the contractor receive progress payments?
13. Can I finance my payment portion?
14. What loan documents will I be signing?
15. Can I apply if I have already participated in a previous Great Neighborhoods Grant or Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) ?
16. What if my property is in a Trust ?
17. What if I sell my home during my 5-year loan with the Village?
18. How long does it take to review the grant application?
19. What if I submit the wrong paperwork or not up-to-date documents in the application?
20. What types of documents can I upload?
21. Can I drop out of the program?
22. What are the approved projects?
23. Can I apply if I own rental properties?
24. What browser can I use?
25. Do I need to provide all pages of my Tax Form?
26. Can I provide one year of tax return documents?
27. What if I am missing part or all of my income tax documents?
28. What if I am self-employed?
29. Does this grant cover landscaping?
30. Does this grant cover tree removals and replacement?
31. Do I hire a consultant?