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Eligibility Requirements & Applications

Homeowners - Homeowner Application

  • Home built prior to 1978 and in the Greensboro city limits
  • Child ages five and under living in the home or visit frequently (at least two days a week, six hours per week, 60 hours per year)
  • Household income is at or below 80 percent of the area median adjusted for family size (see below)
  • If requiring emergency repairs, household fits emergency repair guidelines or other resources to ensure that emergency repairs can be obtained

Rental Property Owners - Rental Property Application

  • Unit built prior to 1978 and in Greensboro city limits
  • Tenant income is below 80 percent of the area median adjusted for family size (see below). 
  • For multi-family rental housing, at least one-half of the units must be occupied by families at or below 50 percent of area median; remaining units shall be occupied by families at or below 80 percent of area median. (Except that a building with five or more units may have 20 percent of the units occupied by families with incomes above 80 percent of area median income).
  • For all units, landlords shall give priority in renting units to families with a child five or under for not less than five years following abatement activities.
  • If unit requires non-lead emergency repairs that are causing any major health and/or safety threats, rental property owner makes needed emergency repairs or obtains assistance from City Rental Housing Improvement Program (RHIP) -- when eligible funds are available -- to make repairs within RHIP guidelines.

Current Income Guidelines

HOUSEHOLD SIZE 50% MEDIAN 80% MEDIAN
1 Person $21,500 $34,350
2 People $24,550 $39,250
3 People $27,600 $44,150
4 People $30,650 $49,050
5 People $33,150 $53,000
6 People $35,600 $56,900
7 People $38,050 $60,850
 8 People   $40,500   $64,750 

 

Current Fair Market Rent Limits

NUMBER OF BEDROOMS 0  2 3 4
FAIR MARKET RENT $612 $661  $769  $1,028 $1,201