Minor Home Repair Program

The Minor Home Repair Program is available to qualifying, low- and moderate-income homeowners who need assistance with a necessary, eligible home repair. The program will provide up to $5,000 of assistance for an eligible repair for approved applicants. The funding limit may be increased up to $15,000 for a new roof.

Eligible repairs include:

 
 Exterior
 
Interior
 Roof (house only – no garages)
 Furnace or other heat source
 Handrails & Guardrails
 Water Heater
 Steps & Ramps
 Water Pipes, Sewer Pipes, Drains
 Water/Sewer Service Lines
 Toilet, Faucets
Electrical Service  Electrical Service Panel

 You may qualify if:

  • You own and live in the home for which you are seeking repair assistance and the home is within the city limit of Battle Creek 
  • You have owned and occupied the home for at least six months
  • Your home is not on land contract terms
  • Your property taxes are not in forfeiture status
  • Your home is insured
  • You have not received assistance from this program in the past
  • Your annual household income is below the amount listed:
 Household Size  2  8
 Income Limit $40,400  $46,200 $51,950 $57,700 $62,350 $66,950 $71,550 $76,200

Apply

To apply for the Minor Home Repair Program please complete an online application here

Contact: 

Vanessa Hernandez, Housing Intake Specialist
(269) 966-3315 - Dial option #1
vhernandez@battlecreekmi.gov