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Prairie Five Community Action Council, Inc.

Home Repair Financial Assistance

Prairie Five Community Action Agency - Main Office

719 N 7th St, Ste 302, Montevideo, MN, 56265

(320) 269-6578

Website

https://prairiefive.org/programs/home-repairs

Service Details

Description

Loan program to homeowners for routine home maintenance, emergency repairs, or accessibility improvements.


Participants must meet income and other eligibility requirements.


Additional Information

Minnesota Housing Finance Agency (MHFA) Rehab Loans assist low income homeowners in financing basic home improvements that directly affect the safety, habitability, energy efficiency or accessibility of their homes.


* There is no interest or monthly payment until you sell, transfer or move from the property or until after the 15th year.
* Basic improvements to the livability, accessibility and energy efficiency, as well as addressing lead paint hazards are eligible. Examples of repairs that may be eligible are roofing, foundations, siding, windows, heating units, electrical, plumbing, health and safety items.


Features

  • Area Served by County
    • Big Stone County 
    • Chippewa County 
    • Lac qui Parle County 
    • Yellow Medicine County 
  • Organization Type
    • Community Action Partnership 
  • Specialization
    • Family 
    • Older adults 
    • People with low income 

Eligibility

* The property must be owner occupied    
* The ownership of the property must be verified, and includes contract for deeds and life estates and trusts
* The household cannot have assets over $25,000
* The household must be current on property taxes and have current homeowner's insurance coverage on the home
* Income limits


Complete eligibility information for the Minnesota Housing Rehabilitation Loan/Emergency and Accessibility Loan Program is available online.


Business Hours

8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday


Food Shelf:
9:00am - 12:00pm, Monday - Friday
1:00pm - 4:00pm, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday


Area Served

Big Stone, Chippewa, Lac qui Parle, Swift, and Yellow Medicine Counties


Websites

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (320) 269-6578
TDD (320) 269-6988
Toll Free (800) 292-5437

Last Update

7/15/2024

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