Programs & Services

Programs are open and available to eligible City of Lorain, owner-occupied residents only. Subject to fund(s) availability.

Emergency Home Repair & Accessibility Program

Emergency Home Repair & Accessibility Program Brochure

Eligible Repairs

  • Code Violations
  • Structural Hazards: leaking roof, rotted or unsafe floors, ceilings, walls, stairs, etc.
  • Electrical and other fire hazards
  • Gas Lines
  • Plumbing (includes, water tank and waterlines which may include branch lines and well pump repair or replacement) and sewer/septic repair

Ineligible Repairs

  • Additions
  • Fences
  • Fireplaces unless posing a fire hazard
  • Garages
  • Landscaping

The Accessibility Program is targeted towards owner-occupied homeowners with disabilities, and seeks to assist with making a home more accommodating for the disability/disabilities confronting the homeowner.

Eligible Accommodations (Accessibility Program Only)

  • Accessible door knobs and faucets
  • Assistive technology devices for the home
  • Grab bars
  • Ramps
  • Toilets and showers

Maximum Eligible Area Median Income (AMI) 

  • 80% or below AMI

Down Payment Assistance Program

Down Payment Assistance Program Information
Información del Programa de Asistencia de Pago

Vicktoria Kotov
Neighborhood Housing Services of Greater Cleveland

Lead Abatement Program

Erie County Health Department