Holyoke offering repair assistance to homeowners

Funding can be used for ice dam damage, ceiling and water leakage, and gutters

Funds can assist homeowners in repairing winter damage from issues like ice dams

HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) – Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse has announced that the city has funding available to assist homeowners with home repairs including ice dam damage, ceiling and water leakage, gutters, and roofs.

Mayor Morse stated that “assisting homeowners to maintain the quality of their investments is one of my administration’s priorities.”

“Homeowners provide neighborhood stability, a solid tax base, and are a source of pride for our community,” the Mayor said. “I recognize that it has been a difficult winter and encourage homeowners to reach out for support.”

The Neighborhood Improvement Program provides grants to Holyoke home owners for a variety of home repairs like roofs, gutters, windows, heating systems, lead paint removal, asbestos removal, electrical, siding, painting and other repairs to correct safety or code violations.

Properties must be owner-occupied and may be one to four units.

Olde Holyoke Development Corporation at 70 Lyman Street, Holyoke administers the program on behalf of the City.

For additional information, please contact Olde Holyoke Development Corp. at 413-533-7101 or online at oldeholyoke.org

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