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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.

Income Guidelines

 Household Size    50% Median  80% Median 
 1 Person $21,200  $33,900 
 2 People $24,200  $38,750
 3 People $27,250  $43,600
 4 People $30,250   $48,400
 5 People $32,700   $52,300
 6 People $35,100  $56,150
 7 People $37,550  $60,050
 8 People $39,950  $63,900