The City of Hemet is pleased to offer the following home improvement programs. These incentives are funded by the Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) - Community Development Block Grant. Funds are available on a first come first serve basis until funds are spent.
The City provides up to a $10,000 grant to senior citizens (62 years or older) and disabled citizens who do not exceed the Very-Low to Extremely-Low Income, who own and occupy their home and need financial assistance to make repairs and improvements. Applicants may not own any property (residential and/or commercial) other than their principal place of residence.
The funds are used for health and safety repairs and code violations. Repairs such as re-roofing, electrical, plumbing, heating & a/c systems, water heaters, smoke & carbon monoxide detectors are eligible. The funds can also be used to provide accessibility improvements such as ramps and grab bars for residents who are permanently disabled. Cosmetic and general property improvements are not eligible.
In order to qualify for such assistance, the housing unit must be located within the City limits of Hemet, and total annual income of the household cannot exceed the following limits: