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Access Improvement Program (AIP) for Owner-Occupied Units
Purpose: Provides grants for accessibility modifications to owner-occupied properties.
Status: Taking applications now.
Maximum Amount: Grant of $15,000 or $24,000 with lift
Minimum Amount: N/A
New construction: $4,000 per unit or $16,000 max per property
Eligible Applicants: Oakland property owners living in the unit to be modified
Location: Property must be located in one of the seven Community Development Districts. See district maps in the CDBG section of this website.
Eligible Properties: 1 to 4 Unit Properties
Income: Applicant’s annual family income cannot exceed80% of the area median income. Income of all family members who are 18 years or older must be considered.
Occupancy: Applicant must occupy the property and maintain the access improvements for at least five years
Eligible Uses: Grant funds may only be used for accessibility modifications to accommodate wheelchairs, to install a lift or ramp, and to undertake other related access repairs.
Other Requirements: The property must be in compliance with health and safety codes.
Interest Rate: N/A
Payments/ Term: N/A
Prepayment Penalty: N/A