City GRANT Programs

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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. In order to qualify for assistance, the residence must be located within the incorporated City of Hemet limits (3 or 4 digits addresses only).

Senior CITIZEN Home Repair Program

This grant program can provide financial assistance for home repairs and improvements to senior citizens (62 years or older) who own and occupy their residence. Applicants may not own any property (residential and/or commercial) other than their principal place of residence and cannot exceed the Very-Low to Extremely-Low Income limits (table shown below)

SDHR Program Flyer - English (pdf)

Programa de Reparaciones Para Personas Mayores - Folleto en Español (pdf)

Program criteria is as follows:

  • Program funds may only be used for health and safety repairs and code violations. Eligible repairs include roofing, electrical, plumbing, heating & a/c systems, water heaters, smoke & carbon monoxide detectors. 
  • Program funds may also be used to provide accessibility improvements such as ADA ramps and grab bars for residents who are permanently disabled. Cosmetic and general property improvements are not eligible.
  • The residence must be located within the incorporated City of Hemet limits (3 or 4 digits addresses only). 
  • The primary applicant must own and occupy the home as their primary residence for at least one year. 
  • The total annual income of the household cannot exceed the following limits:  
*Household Size (Number of persons)12345678
Maximum Allowable Annual Income$32,650$37,300$41,950$46,600$50,350$54,100$57,800$61,550

2023 Income Limits, Source: https://www.hudexchange.info/resource/5334/cdbg-income-limits/

ada ramp & lift program FOR DISABLED PERSONS

This program offers grant funded home repairs for very-low to low-income disabled home owners.

ADA Program Flyer - English (pdf)

Programa de Rampas ADA - Folleto en Español (pdf)

  • Eligible repairs include: hand rails, steps install/repair, grab bars, ADA compliant toilets, ramps, lift repairs.
  • The property must be within the city limits of Hemet.
  • The property must be owned and occupied as the primary residence of the applicant for a minimum of one year.
  • At least one member of the household must be disabled.
  • The total annual income of the household cannot exceed exceed the following limits:
*Household Size
(Number of Persons)
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
Maximum Allowable
Annual Income
$32,650
$37,300
$41,950
$46,600
$50,350
$54,100
$57,800
$61,550

2023 Income Limits, Source: https://www.hudexchange.info/resource/5334/cdbg-income-limits/

Rental Property ReHABILITATION Program

This program offers grant funded home repairs to property owners who rent to low or moderate income renters. The funds are used for health and safety repairs or code violations. In order to qualify for such assistance, the property must be located within the incorporated City of Hemet limits (3 or 4 digits addresses only). 

RPRP Program Flyer - English (pdf)

Program de Reparacion Para Dueños de Casa- Folleto en Español (pdf) 

  • Eligible repairs include roofing, electrical, plumbing, heating & a/c systems, water heaters, smoke & carbon monoxide detectors are eligible. Cosmetic and general property improvements are not eligible.
  •  The primary applicant must be the property owner. 
  • The total annual income of the household cannot exceed the moderate to low median incomes as determined by the State.

FIRT TIME HOME BUYER PROGRAM

The City of Hemet has partnered with the County of Riverside to provide assistance to lower income persons in the purchase of their first home through their 2021 PLHA First Time Home Buyer Program. Assistance may be provided for the down payment in the purchase of a home.

Riverside County 2021 PLHA First Time Home Buyer Program Brochure - English (pdf)

Condado de Riverside 2021 PLHA Program de Compradores de Casa Por Primera Vez - Folleto en Español (pdf)