FY17 Becket Housing Rehab Program Applications

Posted 8.8.17

BRPC is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the FY17 Becket Housing Rehabilitation Program.  This Program is being funded by a $772,800 Community Development Block Grant, written and submitted on behalf of the town by BRPC, and awarded by the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development.

The Becket Housing Rehabilitation Program (HRP) is managed by Berkshire Regional Planning Commission, and provides home improvement assistance in the form of 0% percent deferred payment loans for low/moderate income homeowners.  The typical cost for a single rehabilitation project is $30,000.  Under the Becket Housing Rehabilitation Program, approximately 20 housing units will be rehabilitated. The type of repairs which can be undertaken using Program funds include: roofing, foundation repair, installation of energy efficient windows and doors, insulation, accessibility improvements, plumbing, electrical repair or replacement, septic, water supply, lead paint removal, exterior paint, etc.

All HRP eligible applicants must be owner-occupants whose property is located within the Town of Becket; participants must meet the minimum income requirements.

BRPC continues to operate a housing rehab program in the towns of Sheffield and Great Barrington, funded by an FY16 CDBG grant.

For more Program information and to download an application Click here , please visit our website at www.berkshireplanning.org.  If you would prefer to call or email, contact Patricia Mullins at 413-442-1521 x17 (pmullins@berkshireplanning.org).