Housing Improvement Impact Program

The Housing Improvement Impact Program consists of three programs that addresses owner-occupied rehabilitation, rental housing rehabilitation and blight mitigation. The funds target Lancaster, Forward, Connoquenessing, and Jackson Townships. Please find program descriptions below and click on the link for a brochure.
Residential Owner-Occupied Rehabilitation Program
Eligible applicants may receive a grant for up to $12,000. A House inspection and a work specification will be completed to assist contractors in preparing bids as asll as an in-house cost estimate of work to be performed.
Rental Housing Improvement Program
Provides a grant for up to $5,000 but not exceeding 50% of the rehabilitation costs for facade/exterior improvements. Additionally a loan of up to $16,000, at a preferred interest rate for a maximum of 10 years, will be available for accessibility modifications, roof, HVAC, windows, plumbing and insulation, electrical and general exterior renovations. Participants in this program must agree to keep rents at an affordable level for low to moderate income families for a minimum of five years.

Butler County Blight Mitigation Initiative
Provides funding for the demolition of blighted properties that are unfit for habitation, a public nuisance, structurally unsound or in danger of collapse, lack utility service, have the presence of vermin or are housing vagrants.

If you are interested in applying for any of these programs you can contact our office at:
114 Woody Drive
Butler, PA 16001
724.287.6797
Toll Free: 1.800.433.6327
TDD: 1.800.545.1833 x 772
Email: bcha@housingauthority.com

You can also print off a brochure and mail in the tear-off portion.