Programs & Services
Housing programs are open and available to eligible City of Lorain, owner-occupied residents only. Subject to fund(s) availability.
HOME Rehabilitation Loan Program
|The City of Lorain’s new HOME Rehabilitation Loan Program affords eligible low-and-moderate income homeowners to make repairs on their home to improve the quality of their lives and create a positive effect in the surrounding neighborhood. The program provides up to $45,000 of home rehabilitation to owner-occupied houses in the City of Lorain. |
Applications are available for download HERE, or by calling 440-204-2020 to speak with a member of the Housing Division.
Applications will be accepted beginning November 1, 2021.
Home Repair Program
Applications are available.
Maximum Eligible Area Median Income (AMI)
*EFFECTIVE June 1, 2019*
EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS
Rental, mortgage and utility assistance is available for those affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
Do you have a tenant that is at risk of eviction due to the inability to pay their rent because of COVID-19?
If you think your tenant may be eligible and are willing to accept assistance to stop the eviction process and allow the tenant to remain in the home, the Lorain County Urban League may be able to assist you. Payments, up to 6 months, will be made directly to you on behalf of the tenant.Eligibility:
Are you struggling to pay your rent due to a loss in income from COVID-19? The Lorain County Urban League has a rental assistance program, providing assistance for up to 6 months, that may be able to assist you.
Please contact the Urban League at 440-323-3364 or email email@example.com for more information. The housing counselor will work with you to determine eligibility and gather all required documents. If approved, rental payments will be made directly to the landlord.
The Lorain County Urban League is also offering utility assistance for gas and electricity to City of Lorain residents impacted by COVID-19. Assistance can be provided for up to 3 months. Please contact the Urban League at 440-323-3364 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Public service funding is available for qualified non-profit organizations interested in providing services that address one or more of the public service needs outlined below* and in the City's Five-Year Consolidated Plan 2020/2021-2024/2025 (Con Plan). The Pocket Program is a facet of the City of Lorain's public service programs designed to allow grants to be more manageable for nonprofit organizations with less than $50,000 annual revenue or typically organizations that file a 990-EZ.
Applications are due by November 1, 2021 at 3:00 PM
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Lead Abatement Program
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