Hawaiʻi County Residential Emergency Repair Program

Posted on Jul 22, 2013 in Community News, Public Information, Public Notice

The Office of Housing and Community Development is currently accepting applications to its’ Residential Emergency Repair Program (RERP). RERP loans are available to low-and moderate-income homeowners who are interested in repairing and improving their primary residence. The RERP loan can be used for roof repairs, electrical and plumbing work, sewer improvements, termite treatment and damages caused by termites or wood rot and the installation of a solar water heating system. Loans range from $2,500 to $25,000 at 3% simple interest. Loan payments are deferred for 15 years. Applicants 62 years or older or with special needs, may have 30% of the principal balance of the loan forgiven as a grant.

For more information or for an application, contact Brandi Ah Yo at 959-4642 or by email at ohcdloans@hawaiicounty.gov.

Application packets can also be found on-line at http//www.hawaiicounty.gov/office-of-housing.

Brandi Ah Yo
Special Programs Coordinator
County Of Hawai’i
Office of Housing and Community Development
1990 Kinoole St. Suite 105
Hilo, HI 96720

Phone: (808) 959-4642
Fax: (808) 959-9308
E-mail: ohcdloans@hawaiicounty.gov