Lead Grant Program

Goal: To make homes lead safe 

Eligible Property: Must be located in the Lewiston-Auburn Lead Target Area as shown on map:

http://auburnme.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=d43e0fd428da45e1bea41e25e36f5fde

Income Requirement:   Tenant or single family owner  income under 80% of area median income (51% of all units rehabilitated must benefit residents below   50% AMI) 

Occupancy Requirements: Multifamily units must be occupied by income eligible tenants for 3 years after work complete. 

Financing Single Family:

· $20,000 maximum grant/100% of project cost

· Must be owner occupied/no match required

· Property must have child under age of 6 residing in it 

Financing Multi Family:

· $10,000 maximum grant per unit/match required

¨    Private funds = 10% of project cost or

¨    City Loan = 15% of project cost interest free

· Property must be brought up to code - other funds available to assist if needed 

Healthy Homes Grant: $2,300 per unit 

To Apply:          Keirstan Delano (207) 739-6575

                        Community Concepts

                        240 Bates St. Lewiston, ME 04240

                        kdelano@community-concepts.org