Homeowner Housing Repair Program

City Launches Homeowner Repair Program for Unmet Tornado Damages

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno has announced the City of Springfield's new home repair program to assist homeowners who continue to have unrepaired damage to their primary residence as a result of the June 1, 2011 tornado.

The City is providing eligible homeowners 0% interest forgivable loans to make repairs.  To be eligible applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Have sustained substantial, severe or major damage from the June 2011 tornado.
  • Homeowner must be able to document current unrepaired damage fromt the tornado that has not been reimbursed by insurance, FEMA or SBA.
  • Home must be located in one of the five most impacted neighborhoods: South End, Six Corners, Old Hill, Sixteen Acres and East Forest Park.
  • Home must have served as the homeowner's primary residence at the time of the disaster and must currently be their primary place of residence.
  • Homeowner must meet income eligbility guidelines.
  • Homeowner must have registered with FEMA following the tornado.

Homeowners who are interested in additional information should contact the Office of Disaster Recovery at (413)784-4883 or the Office of Housing at (413)787-6500.

Applications can be picked up in person at the Office of Housing, 1600 East Columbus Avenue or can be obtained via email from spham@springfieldcityhall.com.

Click here to obtain the application in English

Click here to obtain the application in Spanish

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