Homes

Home Repair Services

MORPC works to help low- and moderate-income homeowners maintain and improve their homes through several home repair programs.

With funding provided by multiple agencies, MORPC has programs available to help homeowners improve the functionality of their homes so they can live in a safe and comfortable environment. Basic program eligibility requirements are based on total household income, ownership of the home, and area of residency.

Franklin County Home Repair Program

The Franklin County Home Repair program provides for health– and safety-related home repairs for homeowners living within Franklin County but outside the limits of the City of Columbus.

Qualified homeowners can receive a grant for repair projects such as:

  • Furnace/heating systems
  • Leaking or failing roofs
  • Faulty plumbing or electrical systems
  • Structural issues
  • Handicap accessibility modifications
  • Upgrading sewage disposal and private water systems
  • Other health- and safety-related issues

To qualify to receive home repair services, homeowners must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Home must be located within Franklin County but outside the limits of the City of Columbus
  • Must be current on Franklin County property taxes
  • Home must be valued at less than $166,000 (as valued by the Franklin County Auditor)
  • Must have homeowners insurance of at least the current market value (as valued by the Franklin County Auditor)
  • Annual, pre-tax, household income must be within the following income guidelines:
Household Size Annual Household Pre-tax Income At or Below
1 $42,800
2 $48,900
3 $55,000
4 $61,100
5 $66,000
6 $70,900
7 $75,800
8 $80,700

 

Franklin County Home Repair Program Brochure

Contractors

MORPC is always looking for contractors to submit applications for our home repair programs

Contractor Application

For more information, please call 614.233.4171.

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