Programs & Services

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

Emergency Home Repair Program

Emergency Home Repair 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
  • Roof Repair/replacement, gutters
  • Repair/Replacement of heating systems/HVAC
  • Repair of air conditioning systems (Must be medically related with doctor’s notifications)
  • 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

Eligible Accommodations:

  • Ramps, Grab bars, Door widening, Level door knobs/faucets, Assisted technology devices, Toilets
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

For more information contact:
Vicktoria Kotov
Neighborhood Housing Services of Greater Cleveland
216-458-4663

Lead Abatement Program

For more information contact:
Erie County Health Department
419-626-5623