In order to keep our neighborhoods looking nice, residents are required to comply with property maintenance codes/ordinances. Due to physical or financial difficulties, some residents have problems with adequate property maintenance. Financial assistance is available.
Consumer Credit Counseling
Provides free financial crisis services, including debt management, budgeting, consumer financing education and intelligent use of credit. 816-753-0535.
Does not require the amount be paid back
Community Development Block Grants
Each year the CDBG program funds a variety of agencies to provide services for income eligible individuals and families. 913-895-6192 or 913-895-6346.
Require the amount of the loan plus interest be paid back within a set amount of time.
AARP Reverse Mortgage
Available to men/women over 62 whose homes are paid-in-full. The resident can take a loan against the house, and When they can no longer stay in the home, the bank will sell the house and take the amount of the loan out of the sale price. 202-434-6044.
MARC Home Remodeling Loan Program with CommunityAmerica Credit Union
Offers low-interest home improvement loans to residents whose homes are appraised by the county for less than $250,000. 913-905-6629.
Johnson County Emergency Assistance
Offers one-time only emergency assistance for delinquent rent/mortgage payments for income eligible persons or shop at the food pantry. 913-715-6600.
Johnson County Housing Services
Offers three programs for income eligible homeowners:
Provides a combination loans/grant for major home repair. 913-715-6600.
Minor Home Repair Program
Offers minor home repair services to homeowners and accessibility improvements for persons with disabilities. 913-715-6600.
Offers weatherization improvements for home owners. 913-715-6600.
Johnson County Utility Assistance Program
The Homeownership Preservation Foundation offers assistance to those who are past due on a bill or have received a disconnect notice. 913-715-6653 (Shawnee Mission School District) or 913-897-3991 (Blue Valley School District).
Provides free counseling to people facing foreclosure. Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 1-888-995-HOPE (4673). For local foreclosure help: kcforeclosurehelp.org.