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Housing and Community Services
Published on: 10/8/2012 12:00 AM
WEATHERIZATION AND ENERGY ASSISTANCE - CALL PROJECT GO, INC.
 
Please call 1-800-655-7705 if you would like to apply for Weatherization Services.
 
Weatherization program provides free building assessments and weatherization measure installations for qualified low income households in Nevada County.  Measures such as insulation and air sealing, heating and cooling systems, duct repair, or energy efficient lighting and appliances are installed in order to reduce overall household energy bills, while improving the health and safety of the home.
 
Please call 1-888-524-5705 if you would like to apply for Energy Assistance.
 
Energy assistance programs include the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP), providing general assistance with utility costs (PG&E), and the Energy Crisis Intervention Program (ECIP) which provides emergency assistance to low income residents facing utility shut-off to cover wood, gas or propane payments.  Funding for these programs does not typically last all year.
 
SECURITY DEPOSIT ASSISTANCE - NO FUNDING AT THIS TIME; APPLICATIONS ARE NOT BEING ACCEPTED.
Tenant Based Rental Assistance Program (TBRA) provides security deposits to qualifying low-income renters as a one-time only grant.  Funding for this program does not typically last all year.  
             
Down Payment Assistance Program provides low interest loans, up to $60,000, to assist first time home buyers in meeting the down payment requirements for a conventional home loan.   
 
Housing Rehabilitation programs provide grants and low interest loans to low-income households in all portions of the unincorporated areas of Nevada County.  Funds are typically used for basic health and safety needs, such as foundation repair/installation, roof repair, and heating and cooling systems.
 
COMMUNITY SERVICES PROGRAMS
Community Services programs include special grant funded projects which contribute to achieving the goals and priorities set by the Nevada County Board of Supervisors, with staff and public input. These projects are typically funded by Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) or Community Support Block Grants (CSBG) and include general projects, planning and technical assistance, economic development, and community services.  A portion of these funds are allocated for local non-profit agencies serving low-income residents in Nevada County.

 

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Stewart Knox
Director of HHSA
Housing and Community Services

950 Maidu Avenue
Nevada City, Ca 95959
Hours: 8am-5pm M-F
Phone: 530.265.1645
hhsa@co.nevada.ca.us
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