Handyworker Program

Handyworker Program

The Handyworker Grant Program aims to preserve the existing homes by funding minor home repairs to ensure the health and safety of eligible low- and moderate-income homeowners within the unincorporated areas of the Fourth and Fifth Supervisorial Districts.  Grants will be made only to applicants meeting the following criteria:

Elderly (62 years or older), handicapped, permanently disabled, single head of household, or large families (5+ people) and who occupy and have a vested interest in a single-family, residential property requiring repairs that are health and safety related.  Vested interest shall mean that the individual(s) is/are listed on the title/grant deed.

 

How To Get Started

  • Step 1. Confirm Your Eligibility

    The property must be owner-occupied.

    The property must be a single family residence.

    The property must be in the unincorporated ares of the Fourth and Fifth Supervisorial Districts.

    Some eligible minor repairs for the Program are:

    -  Minor Plumbing Repairs;
    -  Water Heater Blankets;
    -  Replacement or Repair of Exterior Screens;
    -  Installation of Smoke Alarms or Carbon Monoxide Detectors; and
    -  Garbage Disposal.

  • Step 2. Verify Income Eligibility

    The applicant/homeowner must be low income and must meet the maximum total household income per program guidelines.  Income is calculated for all household members over the age of 18 years old. 

    The applicant/homeowner must have ownership interest in the property for a minimum of twelve months prior to the date of the grant application.

    L.A. County Median Income Guidelines
    80% COUNTY MEDIAN INCOME

    *Income not to exceed maximum amount per family size.

    No. of Persons in Household Income
    Limits
    1 $50,500
    2 $57,700
    3 $64,900
    4 $72,100
    5 $77,900
    6 $83,650
    7 $89,450
    8 $95,200

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • Step 3. Verify Property Eligibility

    You must live in the below areas in order to qualify.


    Fourth Supervisorial District

    East La Mirada
    Hacienda Heights
    Northeast Whittier Island
    Northwest Whittier
    Norwalk
    Cerritos
    Rowland Heights
    South Whittier
    West Whittier

    Five Supervisorial District
    Altadena
    Angeles National Forest
    Arcadia
    Covina
    Duarte
    East Pasadena
    East San Gabriel
    El Monte
    Glendora
    Kagel Canyon
    La Verne
    La Crescenta / Montrose
    Monrovia
    San Dimas
    Chatsworth

  • Need Additional Help

    Contact Information
    Am Vuong, Program Manager
    Email: Am.Vuong@lacdc.org

    Silvia Delgadillo, Program Supervisor
    Email: Silvia.Delgadillo@lacdc.org