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Housing Rehabilitation Program :: Accessibility Modifications for Disabled & Elderly

Based on available funding, the Housing Modifications for the Disabled and Elderly Program assists low-income individuals and families with housing modifications their home to allow for greater mobility.

Eligibility

    • Applicant households may not have an income that exceeds the “Low Income” category of HUD Income Limits
    • The disabled or elderly person must have physical disabilities verified by a physician
    • If rental property, the landlord must provided written agreement for the modifications to the home
    • Must be an Arlington resident
    • The property receiving modification must be the primary residence

Examples of Eligible Modifications:

    • Installations of ramps, safety rails, and “grab bars”. (see Example of ramp)
    • Widening of door openings and adaptation of door handles
    • Adaptations of kitchens and bathrooms
    • Installation of non-skid flooring

Application Process

Applications must be complete and returned to the Housing Authority of the City of Arlington, 501 W. Sanford Street, Suite 20, Arlington, TX  76011. The following information must be provided with the application:

    • Verification of all household income for persons 18 years and older
    • The applicant’s disabled condition must be documented by a referral agency or physician

The modification must be approved by the AHA.

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