Residents should apply now for wait list

Homeowners in the County limits of Sullivan County may be eligible to receive up to $65,000 in home improvements from the Community Development Block Grant Program.

SEDA-Council of Governments (SEDA-COG) is encouraging county residents to apply now to get on the wait list. SEDA-COG manages the program on behalf of the County.

Interested residents may call SEDA-COG’s Stacy Anderson at 800-326-9310, ext. 7215.

Eligible repairs include structural, roofing, plumbing, electrical, heating/furnace, window replacement, radon and lead-based paint mitigation, and energy-related improvements. Also included are modifications for mobility-impaired residents. There is no cost to homeowners who maintain home residency over a five-year period from the date of contract signing.

Homeowners can go through the process hassle-free with SEDA-COG managing it from start to finish, said Teri Provost, director of the agency’s Housing Rehabilitation program.

“Eligible homeowners can enjoy a rehabilitated home at no cost to them while we help them from start to finish, from obtaining a contractor, managing the project, to anything that may arise during or after the rehabilitation process,” Provost said.

“The Board of Commissioners encourage interested homeowners to contact SEDA-COG,” stated Brian Hoffman, Sullivan County Board of Commissioners Chairman. “This is an excellent opportunity for eligible homeowners to make significant repairs to their homes,” Hoffman added.


  • The home must be located within the County limits;
  • Own the home or have Life Rights to live in it;
  • Meet income qualifications based on household size;
  • Be current on local taxes and municipal utility bills;
  • Provide proof of homeowner’s insurance;
  • If located in a flood zone, provide proof of flood insurance;
  • Live in the home an additional five years.
  • Additional requirements may apply.

Annual Gross Income Limits:

Family size: 1 – $36,500; 2 – $41,700; 3 – $46,900; 4 – $52,100; 5 – $56,300