Senior Housing Assistance Repair Program (SHARP)
Through the Senior Housing Assistance Repair Program (SHARP) senior citizens may qualify for a forgivable interest-free home loan of up to $40,000 to make repairs on their homes which result in safer and more sanitary living conditions.
Examples of the type of work SHARP include: install exterior doors with dead-bolt locks, window locks, repair or replace steps. Installation of smoke alarms, weather-strip doors, replace electrical switches, outlets and fixtures, repair leaky faucts and toilets, install shut off valves.
The SHARP also can provide minor modifications to the homes of seniors with physical disabilities such as accessible bathroom fixtures, grab bars and railings.
Residents of unincorporated Miami-Dade County must be 62 years or older.
The property must have all utilities functioning and be structurally sound.
How to Apply
Individuals interested in participating in the program may apply by contacting the Energy Programs office at 786-469-4730, Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.Back to Top Page Last Edited: Fri Mar 1, 2013 10:04:42 AM
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