Shape Up for Veterans Program- Safe Housing Assistance Project

Shape Up for Veterans Program

(Safe Housing Assistance Project for Veterans)


Criteria for Eligibility

  • Household income must be below HUD guidelines, based on the # of people living in home.                                                Ex; Family of 2, < $56,900.
  • Property taxes and Mortgage must be current.
  • Must have current Homeowners Insurance Policy. Flood Insurance if located in flood plain


Key Points

  • Grant amount up to a max of $15,000.
  • Approval does not automatically entitle grant recipient the maximum grant. Determined by Community Development Inspector
  • Eligible repairs; roofs, porches, foundations, stairs, mechanical systems etc. Not designed for cosmetic updates (ex; granite countertops)
  • 5 year lien placed on home. Must repay if home is sold prior to satisfaction of lien
  • Work performed by Community Development approved contractors and Lead certified by the EPA
  • Community Development inspectors assigned to case for duration of job.

SHAPE-UP Veterans Fact Sheet

SHAPE-UP Veterans Application