Orange County

Is the home you own and live in is in need of serious repairs?

  • Does your plumbing leak?
  • Is your electrical system unsafe?
  • Does your roof need repairs?
  • Does your heating system leave you cold?

 General Eligibility Requirements

At Least One Member of Your Household Must Be: 
  • 62 years of age and up
  •  A recipient of Social Security or Disability benefits
  • A Veteran
  •  A child under the age of 6 exposed to lead base paint in the home

 If you meet one of the qualifications above, you must also meet the income requirement below:

Gross household income must be at or below 80% of the median county income limits for Essential Single Family Rehabilitation programs, or at or below 50% for Urgent Repair programs. Please click here to verify your county household income limits.

 

ORANGE COUNTY HOME REPAIR PROGRAMS

To learn what repair programs you may qualify for in Orange County, complete this Pre-Application Form.

 

URGENT REPAIR PROGRAM 2020

  • Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis beginning October 21, 2020 until all funds are committed.
  • Proof of home ownership and income will be required. 
  • Applications for assistance will be reviewed and ranked according to the TJCOG URP2020 ASSISTANCE POLICY for Orange County.
  • The first round of households to be assisted will be selected by November 30, 2020

ESSENTIAL SINGLE FAMILY REHABILITATION PROGRAM 2020

  • Applications available to the public starting October 30, 2020. 
  • Proof of home ownership and income will be required. 
  • Applications for assistance will be reviewed and ranked according to the TJCOG ESFR2020 ASSISTANCE POLICY for Orange County.
  • Applications must be turned in at the Orange County Housing and Community Development Office by 5:00 PM on December 31, 2020. 
  • Selection of units will be made on January 31, 2021. 
  • All rehabilitation work must be under contract by December 31, 2022. 
  • All rehabilitation work must be completed by June 15, 2023