Minor Home Repair Grant

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Contact Information

Phone: (530) 538-2495
Fax: (530) 538-2539
Email: housing@cityoforoville.org

Overview

The City of Oroville offers a Minor Home Repair Grant for income eligible owner-occupants of homes located in the Oroville City limits.  The purpose of this program is to provide home repair assistance when a Homeowner Rehabilitation Loan is not feasible or cost effective.  The grant offers eligible households up to a maximum of $3,000 or $5,000 with special approval to eliminate basic health and safety problems, and/or make necessary accessibility improvements.  Assistance will be available to families making incomes that are less than 80% of the area median income.

Qualifying Conditions

Family gross annual income may not exceed 80% of the Butte County area median income as follows:

  • Applicant must income qualify to be eligible for a loan.
  • Applicant must own and occupy the home.
  • Property must be located in the Oroville city limits.
  • The applicant must have a fire insurance policy at the time of signing grant documents and agree to maintain it.
  • The grant is not repayable.
  • Priority may be given to applicants that are senior and/or disabled.

Program Income Limits 

If repairs needed exceed the above maximum grant amount, staff will refer the applicant to the City's Housing Rehabilitation Loan Program for assistance.