Have you been thinking of making improvements to your property? In addition to the housing rehabilitation assistance offered through the City of Salem, there are a number of other home improvement resources available. Programs typically offer low interest loans to income-qualified owners:
Financing available to income eligible households for home repairs
Property must be owner occupied 1-4 units
Property must be the principal residence of the borrower for more than one year
Contact: Participating Lender
Available to any homeowner who has a disability, has a household member who has a disability, or rents to an individual with a disability.
Funds can be used to make access modifications necessary to allow people to remain in their homes and live independently in their communities.
Contact: Community Teamwork, Inc., Judith Tavano, (978) 459-0551 ext. 331
North Shore Community Action Programs, Inc.(NSCAP) works on the North shore to help low-income people empower themselves as they move towards self-sufficiency and to motivate the larger community to be more responsive to the needs of low-income people. In addition to Energy Conservation Programs, NSCAP provides rental assistance, legal services, and many other valuable resources.
Contact: (978) 531-0767, Ext. 118