Charleston County Council has approved $3 million to address critical home repair needs of low-to-moderate income (LMI) homeowners in Charleston County. The repair project, funded through the American Rescue Plan Act, is being administered by the Community Development Department.
Repairs can include roof replacement, interior damage associated with leaky roofs, handicap accessibility modification, ramps, weatherization, and insulation.
Persons seeking assistance must meet the following eligibility requirements:
- A Charleston County Resident
- 62 or older
- Meet low-to-moderate income guidelines
- Reside in the home at the time of the request for assistance
- Own the home or demonstrate ownership interest/rights if heirs’ property
The Critical Home Repair Program is designed to make homes livable and safe; projects requiring substantial rehabilitation are not eligible. Homeowners requesting repair services can receive assistance completing their application. Contact the Community Development Department at: 843-202-6986 or e-mail CHR@charlestoncounty.org for more information. Applications can be found online at https://charlestoncounty.org/departments/community-development/critical-home-repairs.php.
The Community Development Department will be partnering with the Liberty Hill Redevelopment Group to accept applications and oversee Critical Home Repairs in the Liberty Hill area. Liberty Hill homeowners seeking assistance should contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 843-452-0248.
Find out more information about Charleston County Community Development at www.charlestoncounty.org/departments/community-development/