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Home Repair Program

Eligible Home Repairs

Are you in need of home repairs? You may qualify for the City's Home Repair Program of up to $5,000 to address code violations, substandard conditions, and necessary health and safety improvements to your home.

Repairs can include the following:

  1. Exterior painting
  2. Window replacement
  3. Electrical
  4. Plumbing
  5. Heating (HVAC)
  6. Handicap accessibility (Wheelchair ramp, grab bars, walk-in shower, etc.)


  • Annual household income must be at or below 80% of the Area Median Income (AMI), as determined by the State and seen in the
    table below.
  • All members of the household over the age of 18 must submit income verification documentation as part of the application process.
  • Applicant’s home must be in the city of Garden Grove and owner-occupied.
  • Prior grant recipients must wait 5 years to re-apply.
  • Homeowner must contribute a minimum of $500 of their own funds towards the project.
  • If the home repairs cost more than the maximum grant amount of $5,000, the homeowner will be responsible for paying the difference.

Income Requirements

All members of the household above the age of 18 are included in the income calculation and must fall below the following income limits to qualify for the Home Repair Program:

Household Size

1 Person

2 People

3 People

4 People

5 People

6 People

Maximum Income







Application Process

  • Funding will be awarded to 20 eligible applicants who are selected through a blind raffle. The City will hold two raffles, one in July and another in January.
  • A total of 10 eligible applicants will be selected during each raffle.
  • 1st Round of Applications - Application Portal will be open from June 23, 2023 – July 7, 2023.
  • 2nd Round of Applications - Application Portal will be open from December 1, 2023 – December 15, 2023.

Program Flyers and Guidelines

Contact Information

Dana Yang
Program Specialist
(714) 741-5131