Johnson County seeking applications for emergency home repair program contractors

Johnson County is accepting applications for one or more contractors to administer and implement housing rehabilitation and emergency home repair services.

The county may award up to $600,000 in funding over a 42-month time frame.

Eligible applicants include non-profit charitable organizations and governmental entities that provide services to Johnson County residents, according to a news release.

The funding will assist low-income homeowners with making essential home repairs, particularly for those residents who are most vulnerable, such as older adults, individuals with disabilities, and households with young children. The program will also provide repairs and home modifications that assist older adults and disabled residents to age in place.

The home repairs provided through the program will improve living conditions and positively impact the health and safety of residents while preserving valuable affordable housing stock in Johnson County.

Johnson County will award up to $300,000 for the initial 18-month contract period of Jan. 1, 2023 to June 30, 2024. Funding renewals for fiscal years 2025 and 2026 are contingent upon successful completion of scope of services, contract performance and compliance with contract terms and conditions.

The grant application is available at / Applications are due by noon on Thursday, Dec. 1. For more information, contact Lynette Jacoby, Social Services Director, at or 319-356-6090.