Emergency Repair Grant
The Town of Riverdale Park is soliciting grant applications from homeowners in Town. Applications will be accepted through Thursday, December 31, 2020. This grant program is designed to assist homeowners with emergency repairs in homes and businesses that would otherwise not be addressed. An "emergency repair" is defined as a situation that is life-threatening or one that prohibits someone from living in decent, safe, and sanitary conditions.
All programs and initiatives are subject to funding availability and the Town reserves the right to amend, modify, or cancel this program at any time with or without notice.
Eligible Applicants - Any owner-occupied single-family residential property in the Town for which all property taxes and other financial obligations to the Town, County, and State are paid.
Geographic Boundary - R-55 Zone (Single-Family Residential)
Maximum Award - Grant not-to-exceed $2,000 per property per year.
Open Application Period - Applications are accepted on a continual basis.
Required Match - Grants shall require a 1:2 match for the first one thousand dollars ($1,000) and a 1:1 match thereafter.
Use Restriction - Ineligible uses include general expenses, utility bill payments, loss of personalty, or loan payments.
Limitation - This program does not waive any permit or development-related fees imposed by the State, County, or Town.
This program is subject to funding availability and the Town reserves the right to amend, modify or cancel this program at any time with or without notice.
1. Applications must be received by the Office of Development Services by December 31, 2020. Applications may be mailed to Town Hall (5008 Queensbury Road, Riverdale Park, MD 20737) or sent via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
2. A staff team will review the applications.
3. Grantees will be notified of the award.
4. The Town will disburse the approved grants.