TAMPA, Fla — Dozens of low-income homeowners may be eligible for critical home repairs. The city of Tampa is awarding up to $100,000 to eligible homeowners through the Healthy Homes Program, which is funded by a $1.9 million federal grant.

According to the city of Tampa, the program aims to help 90 households.

The following home repairs are eligible for the program:

  • Roof
  • Plumber
  • Electric
  • Structural systems
  • Heating, ventilation and air conditioning
  • Appearance deterioration
  • Replacing the boiler
  • Weather resistance
  • Accessibility improvements
  • Remediation of lead-based paint
  • Radon remediation
  • Water infiltration
  • Smoke/carbon monoxide detectors
  • Replacement of fencing

To qualify for the program, your household income must not exceed 80% of the area median income (AMI). Your home must be located within the Tampa city limits, be owner-occupied, and have been owned for at least two (2) years.

According to the city of Tampa, the terms of the loan are as follows:

  • Deferred Payment Loan (DPL) with 0% Interest Rate
  • Secured by a registered mortgage and a promissory note
  • Term: Varies (depending on the amount of help)
  • Forgiveness: Forgiveness at the end of the loan term, provided all other conditions are met

The deadline for applications for the program is August 2025.
For more information about the program, click here. To register, click here.

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