Senior Homeowner Emergency Repair Grants

The Residential Emergency Services to Offer (Home) Repairs to the Elderly (RESTORE) program provides financial resources to assist senior citizen homeowners age sixty and over, with the cost of addressing emergencies and code violations that pose a threat to their health and safety or affect the livability of their home. Assistance for these critical repairs will enable seniors to continue living independently in their homes. The program can provide grants of up to $20,000 per household.

Ulster County RESTORE program is OPEN!
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More about the RESTORE:

Eligible Activities:
Grant funds may be used to assist homeowners with completing emergency repairs or addressing code violations. An eligible emergency repair eliminates a hazardous condition or deficiency that poses an immediate threat to the life, health, or safety of the elderly homeowner. Accessibility modifications are also allowed.

Emergency repairs can include, but are not limited to:
Major system failures—water, septic, heating, and roof systems endangering occupant safety, electrical, and barriers to accessibility.

All applicants must own the home and comply with the income limits below:

Household Size1 Person2 Person3 Person4 Person5 Person6 Person7 Person8 Person
Ulster County 100% AMI$78,200$89,400$100,600$111,700$120,700$129,600$138,600$147,500
Sullivan County 100% AMI$62,500$71,500$80,400$89,300$96,400$103,600$110,700$117,900
Orange County 100% AMI$83,300$95,200$107,100$119,000$128,600$138,100$147,600$157,100