South Bend Home Repair 2022 Program update: The City of South Bend is not currently accepting applications for owner-occupied home repairs. The city is still working to complete work at properties from the last application round, which was opened to a targeted geography. The city has not yet determined the timing of opening a new application round, or if the program will once again focus on a targeted geography or citywide. South Bend Home Repair programs empower residents to Mend the Bend! These programs provide opportunities for City of South Bend residents to improve their quality of life and place with stronger neighborhoods and more comfortable homes. South Bend Home Repair can currently help with nonemergency needs ranging from $150-$500 per home. We can help with: Lowering utility bills through energy and water efficiency improvementsSmall home repairs (examples: broken doorbells, poorly sealed windows, dripping faucets)Community clean upsReferrals for environmental home health hazards (mold, lead, radon) The application cycle for major home repairs (roofs, electrical, HVAC, etc.) is expected to open late summer 2019. South Bend Home Repair eligibility: All properties must be located within the City of South BendProperty owners and landlords in good standing with Code EnforcementFunding is subject to availability and project guidelinesProgram eligibility may be subject to income limits, geographic boundaries, and/or ownership type Call 311 to submit contact information and information about requested repairs. A program staff member will reach out to guide residents through the application process. Additionally, Lead Safe South Bend funding is available to qualified homeowners for lead abatement or interim controls that make housing safer. PROGRAMS UEA PILOT PROGRAM The South Bend/UEA Pilot Home Repair Program provided grants on behalf of a homeowner to make certain types of repairs to residential single-family property. The South Bend/UEA Home Repair Program will begin taking applications on Monday, February 17, 2020. Given the timing of receipt of funding and, the work still to be done regarding the 2019 program, a decision was made to begin taking applications in early 2020. A press release with the specific time period for applications, as well as other pertinent program information, will be provided in early February. OTHER OPPORTUNITIES Lead Safe South Bend funding is available to income-qualified homeowners for lead abatement or interim controls that make your housing safer.Rebuilding Together St. Joseph County provides a mix of major safety issues and improvement projects in a defined geographic location within the City. Priority given to seniors, veterans, and disabled homeowners who met income requirements.Real Services offers energy assistance and weatherization support for income eligible households.