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Receive up to $10,000 in Funding!

Homeowners that meet this program’s requirements can receive funding through the Accessibility Modification Program (AMP) to make eligible repairs and modifications to their homes to make it more accessible.

WHAT REPAIRS ARE ELIGIBLE?

■ Ramps/zero step entries ■ Handrails ■ Levered door handles ■ Self-closing hinges (internal/external doors) ■ Pocket doors or swing hinges ■ Internal chair and wheelchair lifts ■ Plumbing and electrical modifications necessary to relocate laundry facilities to the main level of the home ■ Kitchen modifications ■ Lowering existing cabinets ■ Home modification assessment expenses up to $250, when performed by a certified professional ■ Widened doorways ■ Installation of smoke detectors or carbon monoxide detectors ■ Universal Design flooring ■ Bathroom modifications ■ Walk-in/roll-in showers ■ Grab bars ■ Rebath - easy entry bath ■ ADA-approved toilets/ drop down grab bar ■ Roll-under vanity ■ Lower level ½ bath conversionsto eliminate need to go upstairs

INCOME REQUIREMENTS:

Your gross household income must be at or below 80% Area Median Income (AMI). To check your AMI, please visit the AMP webpage by clicking here: AMP 

HOMEOWNER REQUIREMENTS:

  • … All household members are age 62 or older; or …

  • All household members are age 62 or older and age 17 or younger where the household member age 62 or older is the guardian of the younger household members; or …

  • A household member of any age has a permanent disability …

  • You must obtain a bid from two (2) indepedent contractors. …

  • You must provide all requested income and other documentation.

PROPERTY REQUIREMENTS:

  • … All persons listed on the deed must live in the home (except for a child for estate planning purposes), …

  • Your home must be located in Indiana or Michigan, …

  • You must have lived in the home for at least six (6) months prior to applying for AMP, …

  • Your mortgage and property taxes must be paid as agreed and current, and …

  • Your home is a single-family home, condominium, duplex, or manufactured home with certain restrictions

HOW TO APPLY:

Contact Lake County Habitat and Lake Osceola State Bank for an application!