Far South Community Development Corporation (Far South CDC) was awarded the Home Accessibility Program grant to provide access improvements for seniors and persons with physical disabilities. Funded by the Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA), each recipient will be awarded up to $25,000 forgivable loan (grant that draws down over a 60-month period that the owner will not have to pay back) to install accessible improvements, such as (without limitation) grab bars, wheelchair ramp and rails, widening of doors for wheelchair passage, and other improvements that will be approved by IHDA. Applicants will not be funded directly. All funds and construction will be managed by Far South CDC.
Applicants will be selected on a first-come-first-serve basis. Eligibility requirements include:
Ineligible projects under this program include:
The following application materials are required:
HAP Program and application materials will open on Monday, January 3, 2022.
For more information and to submit your appllication, please contact Genesis Housing Services @ Far South CDC at 773 831 7107.