This program aims to provide safe, sanitary, and habitable homes to the citizens of Odessa by improving the dwelling and removing any health and safety hazards. Community Development offers several housing rehabilitation programs such as Minor Repair, Emergency Repair, full Rehabilitation, and Reconstruction. The program assists low- to moderate-income families, defined by HUD as 80% or less of Area Median Income.
The City of Odessa provides Emergency Repair Assistance to families who immediately need certain home repairs. Repairs include (call for a full list of eligible repairs):
Hazardous Furnaces or No Heat During the Winter
No Water or Severely Leaking Pipes
Severely Leaking Roofs
The minor repair program addresses housing issues that are not eligible for emergency repair but of a nature that requires repairs. The homeowner needs assistance in completing the repairs. These repairs can include but are not limited to:
Ceiling and Roof Repair Where Roof Is Not Collapsing
Energy Efficient Windows
Flooring in Severe Cases
Click here to view program Qualification guidelines.