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WHATBuilding free ramps through grants for homeowners or renters who are in need of a wheelchair ramp and/ or are disabled and meet the income requirements.
WHYTo provide a free or subsidized low cost way for seniors to repair or modify their homes so that they can continue to live safely and independently, prevent falls and age in place.
WHERECity Of Eureka Housing Redevelopment Department. Eureka, California, USA.

Program Description

"This is a Grant with a maximum amount of $2,500 for moderate income households….for lower income households only…the City may determine to pay 100% of the wheelchair ramp cost, dependent upon total costs, availability of funds, and the applicant's ability to pay, up to a maximum of $3,500."

The free grant is available for building a wheelchair ramp that meets the construction standards and zoning codes established by the Disabled Access Guidelines.

The wheelchair ramp must be built by a licensed contractor to be chosen by the homeowner and subject to City approval. The contractor must have a business license, liability insurance, and workers’ compensation if applicable.

In addition to the free wheelchair ramp grant, the City Of Eureka Housing Redevelopment Department offers other home modification and rehabilitation programs.
Homeowners can borrow up money as a low interest loan to make home modifications or home repairs to residential plumbing, electrical, heating systems that effect health and safety.

The City of Eureka Housing Redevelopment Department aims to build a vibrant, livable and thriving community by advocating for diverse housing projects that meet the needs of all residents.

Find out more about the "City of Eureka – Free Ramp" Program

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