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Helping to fix serious structural issues for Austin homeowners.
 
GO REPAIR! addresses substandard housing conditions to make safe and barrier-free homes for Austinites. Low-income families struggling to make required home repairs may be eligible. Grants are up to $20,000 to fixstructural issues for homeowners.
 

Become a city partner!

The Austin Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) is seeking proposals from non-profit organizations to build, repair, modify, removes health and safety hazards, and improve accessibility for Austin's low-income homes. You can apply to be a GO REPAIR! program partner!

The GO REPAIR! Grant is to help fix dangerous conditions, such as; collapsing floors, decaying roofs, faulty electric and plumbing leaks.

Home modifications can ensure Austinites can get around their home safely. The grant is also to make homes more accessible for homeowners with disabilities.
 
 
 
Austin nonprofits administer the grants and repairs. Eligible homeowners do not need to pay for any of the grant-approved repairs.
Who is eligible?
  • Austin homeowners living within Austin’s full purpose city limits.
  • Austinites must have a gross annual income at/below 80% Median Family Income (MFI). The table below shows the income limits by number of persons living in the home.

Application process

1. If you are eligible, fill out and submit the Home Repair ApplicationSolicitud Para el Programa Reparaciones del Hogar). If you need help filling out the application, the GO REPAIR! Partners listed below can help you.

2. Submit application with required documentation.
 
3. Austin nonprofits administer the grants and repairs.
 
4. Construction scheduling varies based on need, project size, and repairs needed.
 
5. Upon completion, City staff will verify the repairs.
 
 

 

 

GO REPAIR! partners

Funding available to qualified non-profits 

The Austin Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) is looking for non-profit partners to provide critical home repair services for the elderly, persons with disabilities, and low-income households. Non-profit partners may apply for funding to provide Austinites with these services by completing and submitting an application (PDF).

Non-profit organizations applying for the funding should have experience in home repair. To apply, view the full Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA)(PDF) describing the application process, along with the Program Guidelines (PDF)

Questions may be directed to Alan Fish at 512-974-3188 or by e-mail at alan.fish@austintexas.gov.  


The  Housing & Planning Department contracts with non-profit organizations to make the repairs. They are happy to answer your questions.

For detailed information read the GO REPAIR! Program Guidelines.

 

 

 

 


Funding is provided by the City of Austin and Austin Housing Finance Corporation.

 

Call 512-974-3100, 311, or email hpdcs@austintexas.gov with questions. The City receives and accepts Video Relay Service (VRS) calls from people who are Deaf or hard-of-hearing

For a checklist of other programs and resources that are available, go to the Austin Is My Home page.

Download a flyer about this and other Housing & Planning Department Home Repair Programs.

 
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