Project HELP – Grant Limit and Eligibility


In order to qualify for Project HELP funds, an applicant must meet the following requirements:

  • Own a 1-4 family home or condominium in New York City that needs Emergency Repairs, as defined in the program
  • Own and occupy the property requiring repairs for at least 2 years
  • Meet household size and income requirement
  • Be at or below 120% Area Median Income
  • Be current in property taxes and water bills
  • Have current homeowner’s insurance

The following table can be used to assist in determining income eligibility:

Household Size and Income Guidelines:

Family Size
1-person household
2-person household
3-person household
4-person household
5-person household
120% Household Income

Family size and household income are based on FY 2016 adjusted Area Median Income calculations established by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

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