Apply for a Home Improvement Loan in the Promise Zone

Franklin Ave Property Rehab In Progress

The Sustainable Housing Solutions Program provides assistance to homeowners to make improvements to their 1-6 unit properties located in the City of Hartford’s federally designated Promise Zone.

Sustainable Solutions is designed to help low- to moderate-income households take advantage of home improvement loans with low-interest rates (ranging from 0% to 4% depending upon each applicant’s household income level). Grants are also available for those who qualify. Types of repair and improvement activities include:

  • Fixing housing code violations
  • Anti-Blight Activities
  • Energy efficiency measures
  • Handicapped accessibility 
  • Lead Remediation
  • General property improvements and repairs



Step 1.Collect Documents

Please collect the following items and attach to your completed application (as applicable):

  • Latest federal income tax return
  • Two most recent paystubs
  • Social security award letter
  • Pension statement
  • Proof of child support
  • Proof of other income source
  • Two most recent checking account statements
  • Most recent savings account statement
  • Most recent mortgage statement(s)
  • Homeowners insurance declaration page
  • Rental leases

Step 2.Complete Application

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