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Access Improvement Program (AIP) for Rental Units
Purpose: Provides grants for accessibility modifications to rental properties.
Status: Taking applications now.
Maximum Amount: Existing construction: $15,000 per unit, or $24,000 per unit w/lift. $24,000 max per property.
Minimum Amount: N/A
New construction: $4,000 per unit or $16,000 max per property
Eligible Applicants: Property owners in Oakland
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: No size or type restrictions.
Income: Tenant’s annual family income cannot exceed 80% of the area median income*. Income of all family members who are 18 years or older must be considered.
Occupancy: Property owner must agree to rent unit(s) made accessible to disabled person(s) for a minimum of 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