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County-Wide Housing Rehabilitation (CWHR) Program

Posted on Jun 24, 2013 in News, Updates


The County of Lehigh is currently accepting names to the waiting list for the County-Wide Housing Rehabilitation Program. The CWHR Program provides up to $20,000 of rehabilitation assistance to income-eligible, owner occupants of properties in the Lehigh County Townships & Boroughs, In general, financial assistance is available for the renovation or replacement of substandard heating, electrical & plumbing services; some structural repairs & modifications; insulation & other improvements designed to reduce operational expenses; alteration to correct code violations & other repair work necessary for upgrading existing homes to standard condition.

Funding is in the form of forgiveness of liens & is interest free. To add your property to the CWHR waiting list, or if you have any questions, please contact the CGP&H at 1.800.619.9979. Income limits apply. Contact CGP&H for current information.

The CWHR Program is funded through the Community Development Block Grant Program & is governed by federal regulations & Lehigh County policies.