Charleston County, SC improves qualify of life for seniors with Critical Home Repair Program
Charleston County, SC Critical Home Repair Program Seniors
County officials approved $33 million in federal ARPA funds for the program. Homeowners aged 62 years and up who met income requirements and lived on their properties were eligible for free repairs. The county's Community Development team worked with contractors on critical repairs for roof leaks, accessibility issues, and insulation failure. Charleston County also collaborated with The Sustainability Institute on energy audits and weatherization assistance.
Charleston County, SC
County in South Carolina
Critical Home Repair Program | Community Development Department
One of the County's top priorities, as established by community input, is housing rehabilitation and the creation of affordable housing. Many homes in the County are in need of dire repair due to health and safety concerns. Through an annual funding process, established and experienced organizations have the opportunity to receive grant dollars through a competitive bid process to address these needs.
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Charleston County is accepting applications for its critical home repair program to fund improvements that make homes safe and livable.
S.C. county invests ARPA dollars in home repairs for the elderly
Charleston County, S.C. is using $3 million in American Rescue Plan Act funds on a home-repair program for its older, low-to-moderate income residents to reduce energy costs and increase safety measures. The program is underway, with 34 homes having received repairs so far. | Human Services
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