PEORIA, Ariz. (Sept.
8, 2008) – The city can assist Peoria homeowners whose dwellings are in need
of emergency repair.
The Emergency Home
Repair Program responds to impending health or safety hazards, threats of
physical danger and structural damage. It can pay up to $20,000 for emergency
electrical, mechanical, plumbing or roofing work.
The program is aimed at
low- to moderate-income residents who own and occupy a home in Peoria.
Applicants are subject to income caps ranging from $35,950 for a household of
one to $55,450 for a household of five.
“This program helps
people who don’t have the financial resources to fix an emergency situation
affecting their health and safety,” says Bill Patena, Peoria’s Neighborhood
For more information or
an application, stop by the Neighborhood Services Office in Peoria’s new
Development and Community Services Building at 9875 N. 85th Ave., call
623-773-7667 or visit