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GRANT APPLICATIONS NO LONGER ACCEPTED
Applications for the Grant are no longer being accepted. Currently the submitted applications are being considered and when a determination is made as to who will be receiving the grant funds the recipients will be notified.
The following article was published in May 2011 about Housing Rehabilitation Grant Funds that may become available if the City could show a need for this type of grant funds. The required amount of Property Owners submitted "pre-applications" to verify that there was an interest among eligible property owners. Recently the City was notified that they would be awarded $100,000 in funds under the HOME program. The funds allocated for each household is up to $25,000 for rehabilitation and $5,000 for lead activities. If you would like to apply you may pick up an application at City Hall at 703 Fifth Street. The completed application must be received at City Hall no later than 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 31, 2012.
Applicants must meet income eligibility requirements. You may refer to the chart below for income eligibility, however, the link below for the "pre-application" is no longer valid.
Notice: Published May 2011
The City of Oswego is considering applying for grant funds from the State of Kansas which will allow income eligible homeowners to receive housing rehabilitation to fix health and safety issues. Listed below are the 2010 income limits for the program. Please scan down to the income limit for the household of your size:
Family Size Income Limit
Grant money would be to address items such as: Roofs, Siding, Furnace, Electrical, Plumbing, Windows and Foundation.
We invite any City resident who thinks they may be interested to complete a "Pre-Application" form. There is no obligation. If the City is awarded the grant, you will be contacted at that point to complete a full application, which will involve income verification. Please remember, there is no guarantee the City will receive the grant, and we will not know if the City received the grant until January, 2012.
A public meeting will be held Thursday, May 26 at 6:30pm at City Hall, 703 5th Street, to explain the program. Plan to attend! Click Here for a copy of the"Flyer"