SERVICE AREA– Municipality of Anchorage, AK.
WHO: The Mobile Home Repair Program (MHRP) will assist low-income families who own and occupy a mobile home, in need of minor repairs.
WHAT: This assistance is in the form of a one-time grant and may be used for items that threaten the health or safety of the household, to increase energy efficiency, or to increase accessibility. Types of repairs that may be completed using this program include, but are not limited to, EPDM roof covering, heating system replacement, hot water tank replacement, and mobile home leveling and skirting. All activities shall be performed in compliance with the regulations listed at 24 CFR 570 – Community Development Block Grants.
- No Construction activities can be conducted to the home while participating in this FREE program.
- Property must pass HUD environmental review; no trash, junk, or unregistered vehicles present during project
- DMV title is required to prove ownership.
COSTS? There is NO COST for you to participate in the program, however the total household income may not exceed United States Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) established low- and moderate-income limits, set at 80% of Anchorage’s median income and according to family size.
PRIORITY STATUS Properties that exhibit conditions which are considered emergency in nature. (Examples may include a property in which a heating system failure during winter months, or other issues that constitute a severe and immediate threat to the health and safety of the occupants). Owner-occupants of mobile homes that have been forced to relocate due to closure or redevelopment of the mobile-home park. This preference contains a limited scope where the eligible activities consist of hook-up of electric, gas, sewer, and water; skirting, trailer leveling and tie-down. Mobile home relocation assistance counts as the applicant’s one-time grant.
*Income guidelines are subject to change on an annual basis.