Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency, KOOTASCA Community Action, and Lakes & Pines Community Action Council are pleased to announce the "Home Energy Improvement Program."
This program is to provide grants to eligible homeowners and rental units of 4 or less in the Taconite Assistance Area. Grant funds can be used to improve owner occupied and rental properties for households and tenants whose income is over the traditional guidelines for other existing programs. The eligible program improvements are to promote energy conservation and efficiency improvements.
Owner occupied single family homes or rental units, of four units or less, whose gross household income is between $35,000 to $90,000 per year. Income will be averaged from the two years prior to the application and projected for the next twelve months.
Eligible Activities: $300 Processing Fee - Due at closing
Window Replacement Door Replacement
Furnace Replacement and Ductwork Upgrades
Water Heater Replacement
Wall and Ceiling Insulation Upgrades
Wind, Solar, and Geothermal Installations
Minimum grant $2,500 - Maximum grant awarded $10,000
35% of the total project cost for households or tenants with income from $35,000 - $60,000
25% of the total project cost for households or tenants with income from $60,001 - $90,000
Homeowner must pay 65% or 75% of the total eligible rehab cost. As part of this program, the homeowner must show proof of where these funds are coming from.
St. Louis, Lake & Cook Counties
702 3rd Avenue South
Virginia, MN 55792
(800) 662-5711 ext.7311
Aitkin and Crow Wing Counties
Lakes & Pines
1700 Maple Avenue East
Mora, MN 55051-1227
Itasca and Koochiching Counties
201 BW 4th Street, Ste 130
Grand Rapids, MN 55744