Housing Preservation

The Housing Preservation Grant Program (HPG) is utilized to leverage CDBG resources in order to provide housing rehab assistance to individuals of low to moderate income. Approximately $5,500 - $10,000 in HPG funds are available per dwelling along with a CDBG match. Work to be completed under this program includes all necessary alterations, replacements, and additions required to bring a dwelling into full compliance with all building codes in effect in the Town of Plymouth - including health and sanitary codes.

Work may also include weatherization, energy conservation, and efficiency measures. Funds are offered at 0% differed loans due upon sale or transfer of property and are subordinate to prior liens up to 100% of value. 80% or more of the funds are to be allocated to very low income applicants.

In accordance with Federal law and the U. S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, age, or disability. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs).

To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S. W., Washington, D. C. 20250-9410, or call (800) 795-3272 (voice), or (202) 720-6382 (TDD).

For more information about this program, contact The Community Development Office at 508-747-1620 ext. 149