Home Improvement Help Available From County – Leesburg Today Online—Daily News Coverage of Loudoun County, Leesburg, Ashburn: In Brief
Fix-It with Lou Manfredini from August 16, 2014. Lou learns about a portable safety alarm for your home, luggage or personal use; looks at a line of super-pervious paving materials, and answers all of your home-improvement questions. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( LogOut / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( LogOut / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account.
The first two programs provide loans to renovate the primary residence of low- to moderate-income homeowners. Eligibility for the program is determined by income and loans are awarded based on credit worthiness. Loans through the home improvement program have a 10-year term and may be forgivable and/or interest free. Revitalization program loans have a 10- or 20-year term with a zero to 4 percent interest rate. Repairs and renovations can include correcting code violations, addressing health and safety issues and making the home more energy efficient. Repairs also can include plumbing, electrical, HVAC systems and interior/exterior components. The elderly and disabled assistance program provides a one-time grant of up to $5,000 in assistance for emergency repairs or accessibility needs.