City of Albuquerque: Emergency Minor Home Repair ProgramDeadline: October 6, 2015
The Emergency Minor Home Repair (EMHR) Program will support qualified organizations capable of designing and implementing an Emergency Minor Home Repair Program that will alleviate dangerous conditions to a minimum of 200 unduplicated low-income homeowners within the City of Albuquerque.
A “dangerous condition” is defined as a condition that is potentially life and/or safety threatening. A dangerous condition shall be as a result of any act of nature, resulting in critical damage to the structural condition and/or to eliminate an imminent threat to public health and safety. Emergency repairs shall not prejudice the right of the homeowner to make application for housing rehabilitation loans for which he/she may be eligible.
Amount: Up to $500,000 will be allocated toward the EMHR program. Repairs may not exceed $5,000 per household.
Eligibility: An agency which is a unit of state or local government and/or an agency currently incorporated as a nonprofit corporation, duly registered and in good standing with the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission, which has nonprofit status and which has demonstrated capability in providing the proposed services.
An applicant to the program should meet the following requirements:
- Own and occupy the residence under a sales contract, fee simple, or hold title to the property
- The residence shall be located within the Albuquerque city limits and must be insured
- Be a U.S. citizen
- Have no plans to sell the home within the next 12 months
- Meet the most current Federal income guidelines, as established by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, with income at or below 80% of area median income
Note: A mandatory pre-proposal meeting will be held on September 10.