There are many other programs that homeowners can utilize in Cleveland and Cuyahoga County that assist with home repairs like the Heritage Home Program. You can also contact your city to see if they have any repair assistance programs for their residents.
These other programs are not affiliated with the Heritage Home Program and the information below has come from their websites. Please look into the programs to see if they can assist you.
Home Weatherization Assistance Program (HWAP) – (216) 574-7100 or 1-800-848-1300
HWAP is a residential energy efficiency program that reduces the energy use of qualified households. The types of assistance will be based on the home’s energy efficiency assessment.
Cleveland Specific Information HERE
Cuyahoga County Specific Information HERE
Ohio Specific Information HERE
Cuyahoga County Housing Enhancement Loan Program (HELP) – (216) 443-2149
The Home Enhancement Loan Program (HELP) provides homeowners of occupied or investment properties in eligible Cuyahoga County communities home improvement loans, at three percentage points below normal bank rates, for home repair or remodeling projects.
HELP has no restrictions on a borrower’s income and few limitations on what improvements can be made to a property.
Neighborhood Housing Services (NHS) – (216) 458-4663
NHS works in Cleveland and certain suburbs. Loans for homeowners with credit issues (including homeowners with no credit).
Provides a loan for home repairs up to $60,000.
Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) – (800) 282-0880 FREE
HEAP is a federally funded program that provides eligible Ohioans assistance with their home energy bills.
This one-time benefit is applied directly to the customer’s utility bill or bulk fuel bill.
Lutheran Housing Corporation (LHC) – (216) 541-7000
Repair Assistance for Elderly Homeowners
Tool Loan Program
Hebrew Free Loan Association (HFLA) – (216) 378-9042
HFLA lends money interest free to responsible individuals in need.
Types of loans include: home bills, home repairs, medical and dental expenses, family expenses, education, etc.
Loans up to $10,000.
Dominion East Ohio Home Performance with Energy Star Program – (877) 287-3416
GoodCents performs an energy audit.
The cost is $50 (retail value $500).
Cuyahoga County Board of Health: Healthy Homes Program – (216) 201-2000 ex. 1527
Offers lead safe home repairs to income-eligible homeowners and renters in suburban areas outside the City of Cleveland
Rebuilding Together NEO – (216) 800-8556 or (330) 773-4100
Through the minor home repair program, they seek to repair some of the more critical things such as replacing a roof, fixing or replacing a furnace, building a ramp, upgrading the electrical system, painting, and flooring.