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An owner-occupant of a residential structure who:
•Is within program limits (see Question No. 3).
•Lives in Kenosha County, outside of the City of Kenosha.
•Complies with all program criteria.
An investor-owner, who also agrees, for a period of five years or the term of the loan, whichever is less to:
•Rent to households within program limits.
•Charge rents within established limits.
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2016 Housing Rehabilitation Loan Program Income Limits (income limits are updated annually) Household Size Income Limit 1 $38,100 2 $43,5503 $49,0004 $54,0005 $58,8006 $63,1507 $67,500 8 $71,850
•To save energy, e.g. insulation, weatherstripping, a new heating system, etc.•To correct health and safety code problems, e.g. new wiring, plumbing, etc.•To improve livability, e.g. repairing floors and walls, replacing a roof, etc.•To extend the economic or physical life of the housing unit, e.g. siding, painting, etc. Loan funds may not be used to complete work already in progress, to pay off or refinance other loans, to create new living space, or finance certain ineligible activities as defined by the Housing Authority.
Owner-occupied: 0%, deferredTenant-occupied: 0%, installment
•Is within the following program income limits. 2016 Homestead Opportunity Loan Program Income Limits (income limits are updated annually) Household Size Income Limit 1 $38,100 2 $43,5503 $49,0004 $54,0005 $58,8006 $63,1507 $67,500 8 $71,850
•Can obtain first mortgage bank financing.•Will purchase and occupy a home in Kenosha County, outside of the City of Kenosha.•Complies with all other program criteria.
•Up to 50% of a reasonable downpayment (reasonable is defined as no more than 20% of the home’s purchase price).•For rehabilitation of a property when the lender agrees to credit the increase in the property’s value towards the required downpayment.•For payment of bank fees and closing costs that include application fees, appraisals, flood certification, document preparation, filing fees, legal fees, and other fees deemed reasonable by the Kenosha County Housing Authority.
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