Housing Rehabilitation Assistance Program
The city of Marietta's Housing and Community Development Division and Cobb County Community Development Block Grant Program offer housing rehabilitation/repair assistance to eligible low-income homeowners in the city.
Applications to the program may be obtained by calling 770-794-5610
Minor home repair grant
Minor home repair grant (MHR-Grant) [formerly EAG]: Up to $5,000 to $7,000 per eligible household. Addresses code deficiencies that pose an immediate and/or dangerous nature such as septic systems, furnace systems, water heaters, HVAC systems and plumbing leaks.
Minor home repair loan
Minor home repair loan (MHR-Loan) [formerly EAL]: Up to $35,999 per eligible household. Addresses code deficiencies that pose an immediate dangerous nature that can be repaired within the maximum dollar amount for an MHR-Loan; shingles [re-roof]; septic system; termite wood damage; water rot; plumbing; plumbing fixtures; HVAC systems; electrical systems; code deficiencies regarding framing, decks, porches, steps, grading for drainage; exterior repaint to weatherproof homes; flooring issues; water intrusion; sidewalks, driveways, masonry steps (if cracked, broken and hazardous); security issues; utility connections to houses.
Deferred Payment Loan
Deferred Payment Loan (DPL): $36,000 to $70,000 per eligible household. Eligible owner-occupants whose incomes do not exceed the CDBG and Home Program low- and moderate-income limits may receive anywhere from $36,000 to $70,000 as a zero percent interest loan to correct code and incipient deficiencies in their homes. This type of rehabilitation is classified as moderate to severe rehabilitation and saves the existing framing. This loan must be secured by a deed to secure debt and a promissory note.
The program descriptions are for informational purposes only and are subject to change.