Emergency Home Repair Accessibility Grant

COVID-19 Updates and Announcements

The Loudoun County government is practicing social distancing in county facilities and other measures that help limit the spread of germs, including COVID-19. In the interest of health and safety, the county’s Home Improvement Programs are not accepting applications at this time.

An exception to this policy is if a household submits an application to the Emergency Home Repair and Accessibility Grant Program to address any of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) definitions of life-threatening conditions listed in the HUD Office of Public and Indian Housing (PIH) Notice 2017-20 (PDF)

Emergency Home Repair & Accessibility Grant

The Emergency Home Repair and Accessibility Grant is available countywide to homeowners who are at least 62 years old and / or have a household member with a disability. 

Income Levels / Grant Number

Household income must be at or below 50% of the Area Median Income (AMI (PDF)).

The program provides funds through a one-time forgivable grant of up to $5,000 to make emergency repairs and/or accessibility renovations. 

How It Works

The homeowner, the county construction technician, and a contractor assess the renovation needs of the property. Typical repairs and / or accessibility renovations include:

  • Accessibility Items to Improve Quality of Life
  • Electrical
  • HVAC
  • Interior / Exterior Components
  • Plumbing
  • Roofing

Emergency repairs can be to any component which constitutes a health/safety hazard or hindrance to quality of life. All work is performed by licensed, bonded and insured contractors.  

How to Apply

To apply for the program, complete the Online Application. Then print the application, sign it, and mail the signed application with all supporting documentation requested on the application checklist to the address provided on this page.

Contact Us

For more information, please contact:  

Robert McCarthy
Home Improvement Coordinator
Loudoun County Department of Family Services
Shenandoah Building
102 Heritage Way NE
Suite 103
P.O. Box 7400  
Leesburg, VA 20177-7400

Phone: 703-777-0506
Email Robert McCarthy