Home Rehabilitation Assistance

 

Many homes in Couleecap's service area are older and in need of improvement. Older homes with deferred maintenance offer a variety of problems.

Owner-occupied Home Rehabilitation Programs

Helps low- and moderate- income homeowners rehabilitate their home. Focus is on rehabilitation that makes the home safe, sanitary, and energy efficient.

Service Area: Crawford, La Crosse, Monroe, and Vernon counties. Locations may be more restrictive depending on the funding course used.
Eligibility: Applicants must be living in a home in Crawford, La Crosse, Monroe, or Vernon counties. To be eligible, the household must be at or below 80% of the County Median Income. View the attached chart to see if you qualify.

 

To apply, please complete the following forms:

Home Rehabilitation Application form

Questions:
Contact Taylor.LeJeune, 608-796-9062

Southwest Wisconsin Housing Region
CDBG Home Rehabilitation and First-Time Homebuyer Programs


The Southwest Wisconsin Housing Region consists of 11 counties in Southwestern Wisconsin and has been awarded Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds from the State of Wisconsin. La Crosse County is the lead county and they have contracted with Couleecap, Inc. to serve as Program Administrators for the region.

Couleecap will manage La Crosse, Monroe, Vernon, and Crawford Counties. Western Dairyland CAA and Southwestern Wisconsin CAP have partnered with Couleecap as subgrantees with Western Dairyland managing Trempealeau and Jackson Counties and Southwestern Wisconsin CAP managing Richland, Iowa, Grant, Green, and Lafayette Counties.

 

    The primary objectives of the Southwest Wisconsin Housing Region are:
    - Expand the affordable housing stock for low and moderate income (LMI) persons.
    - Eliminate neighborhood blight and structural deterioration.
    - Eliminate housing conditions detrimental to public health, safety and welfare.
    - Conserve the existing housing stock.
    - Provide an opportunity for LMI renters to become homeowners.


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Rental Rehabilitation Program

Eligible properties can receive up to $25,000 in rehabilitation loans to repair existing rental properties in the City of La Crosse. This program is funded by the City of La Crosse. Its goal is to improve the condition of housing that is primarily used by low and moderate income renters.

 

Service Area: City of La Crosse
Eligibility: A property must meet all of the following eligibility requirements:

  • - Duplex or larger rental property in the City of

La Crosse

- Current on all property taxes

- Have sufficient net operating income to support paying back the CDBG loan in a maximum of 60 months

- If the property is not in the Neighborhood Revitalization Strategy Area (NRSA) at least 51% of the property's tenants must be low or moderate income according to income eligibility guidelines, a duplex requires 50%. If you are unsure if your tenants meet this standard our staff can help you determine this.

 

To apply, please complete the following forms:

Rental Rehabilitation Application form

Questions:
Contact Ashley Lacenski 608-782-5520

 

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