Programs & Services

Programs are open and available to eligible City of Lorain, owner-occupied residents only. Subject to fund(s) availability.

Emergency Home Repair & Accessibility Program

Emergency Home Repair & Accessibility Program Brochure

Eligible Repairs

  • Code Violations
  • Structural Hazards: leaking roof, rotted or unsafe floors, ceilings, walls, stairs, etc.
  • Electrical and other fire hazards
  • Gas Lines
  • Plumbing (includes, water tank and waterlines which may include branch lines and well pump repair or replacement) and sewer/septic repair

Ineligible Repairs

  • Additions
  • Fences
  • Fireplaces unless posing a fire hazard
  • Garages
  • Landscaping

The Accessibility Program is targeted towards owner-occupied homeowners with disabilities, and seeks to assist with making a home more accommodating for the disability/disabilities confronting the homeowner.

Eligible Accommodations (Accessibility Program Only)

  • Accessible door knobs and faucets
  • Assistive technology devices for the home
  • Grab bars
  • Ramps
  • Toilets and showers

Maximum Eligible Area Median Income (AMI) 

  • 80% or below AMI

Down Payment Assistance Program

Down Payment Assistance Program Information
Información del Programa de Asistencia de Pago

Vicktoria Kotov
Neighborhood Housing Services of Greater Cleveland
216-458-4663

Lead Abatement Program

Erie County Health Department
419-626-5623