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Homeowner Repair

NEW! The City’s Office of Housing and Neighborhood Services (OHNS) will be opening a Homeowner Repair Program for seniors and persons with disabilities on Monday, November 7, 2016. 

Eligible residents will receive grants up to $10,000 to make their homes more accessible or to complete minor rehabilitation projects. 

How can residents apply? Beginning November 7, 2016, residents may call 260-427-8585 Mondays through Thursdays between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. for a pre-screening conversation. On Fridays, residents may call between the hours of 9 a.m. and noon. If the resident is preliminarily determined to be eligible, they will be asked to fill out an application and submit it as soon as possible to OHNS.

Funding for this program comes from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and is limited. Residents will be served on a first-come first-serve basis and the program will be closed once funds are depleted.

Click on the links below to find out more about the Homeowner Repair Program.

Homeowner Repair Program Guidelines

Homeowner Repair Program Brochure

OHNS will continue to seek out & share information about other agencies and institutions that offer similar types of home repair programs. Currently, the following offer specialized programs in partnership with the City of Fort Wayne.  Click to learn more about each program and how to access available resources.


1st Source Bank