Guidelines for Assistance

Guidelines for Assistance

Hearts for Homes provides no-cost home repairs to very low-income senior homeowners based on the following guidelines:

  • 60 years of age or older
  • Resident of Denton County
  • Owns their own home (not renting; does not own any other properties)
  • Repairs must fall in “NEED” rather than “WANT” category.  In other words, “needed” repairs are those that are essential to provide a safe living environment, whereas “wants” are repairs that are desired more in terms of niceties.
  • Must provide income verification for ALL household members.
  • Proof of income must accompany each application.  This may include the following:
    • Statement of Social Security retirement benefits, if applicable.
    • Statement of Disability/SSI benefits, if applicable.
    • Copy of previous year’s IRS tax return, if applicable.
    • Copy of previous six (6) months bank statements for all accounts.
    • Copy of paycheck stub for previous six (6) months, if applicable.
  • Household income does not exceed amounts listed below.

 

Household Size

 

No. of Household Members

Annual Income

Monthly Income

Weekly Income

1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9

$21,938
27,014
32,630
38,246
43,862
49,478
55,094
60,710

$1,784
2,252
2,720
3,188
3,656
4,124
4,592
5,060

$412
520
628
736
844
952
1,060
1,168

For Each Additional Family Member, Add

+  $5,616

+   $468

+    $108

Do you qualify? If the answer is yes to all of the above criteria, then take a few minutes to fill out the application for homeowner assistance with the e-sign agreement.

Homeowner Application