These home maintenance programs offer benefits for remodeling your home, switching to energy-efficient upgrades, and bringing your home up to code and compliance. These improvements help the overall sustainability of Prairie Village's neighborhoods.
Community Revitalization Program
The Prairie Village Foundation and Heartland Habitat for Humanity have partnered to bring neighborhood revitalization to the City of Prairie Village through minor exterior home repairs. Projects include weatherization, painting, landscaping, wheelchair ramp installation, etc. Labor is completed by volunteers and homeowners. As a result, individuals and families remain in their homes longer, avoid code violations, and realize energy cost savings and increased home values. Please contact Steve Thompson with Heartland Habitat for more information: 816-215-0873.
HOME Program - County Assistance Program - Johnson County Human Services
This program's goals are to address health and safety concerns, accessibility for persons with disabilities, weatherization, and correcting lead-based paint. Inspections include walls, floors, roof, foundation, plumbing, sewer, electrical, furnace, water heater, doors, windows, and guardrails. Home conditions will also be inspected to get the home close to the most current building codes.
This program provides a deferred payment loan at 0% interest, and is forgiven 10% per year for 10 years, after which the loan is completely forgiven.
Minor Home Rehabilitation Program - County Assistance Program - Johnson County Human Services
This program's goals are to address health and safety concerns, and accessibility for persons with disabilities. This program provides grant funds for repairs that include carpentry, electrical, furnace/central air conditioner, handicap accessibility, plumbing, masonry, roof replacement, exterior painting may be provided to remedy a city citation or notification by a city/county code inspector of a deficiency for deteriorating or peeling paint.
Efficiency Kansas - Kansas Energy Office
Efficiency Kansas is a low-cost program helping Kansans make energy-efficient improvements to their homes, rental units or small businesses. It is designed to help residents reduce their energy costs. To learn more about this program, please click on the link above.
New for 2019 - Exterior Grant for Trash Can Screening
Funds are available for qualified residents to build trash can screens. Please click on this link for further information. There is no application fee to apply for this grant. The application for trash can screening application can be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or submitted to the Building Codes Department at 7700 Mission Rd.
**The 2019 Exterior Grant Program is full. Please check back with us in the middle of June to see if any more funds are available**
This grant is provided by Prairie Village through the City's Economic Development Fund to encourage homeowners in designated areas of Prairie Village to invest in their properties by making attractive improvements on building exteriors. A grant of 20% will be awarded as a reimbursement for construction costs of at least $2,500 for exterior remodeling. The grant can be in the amount of $500 to $2,500.