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.
The 2019 Exterior Grant program will open at 8 a.m. March 1. Applicants must apply in person, bringing a completed application form, proof of paid homeowner’s insurance, and a $25 application fee in the form of cash or check.
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.