Municipal Affordable Housing Trust Small Grants Program ~ Apply Before April 30, 2018

Submitted by Bedford’s Municipal Affordable Housing Trust

Would you like up to $3,000 for home repairs with no obligation to  repay? This time it really isn’t too good to be true.

The Bedford Municipal Affordable Housing Trust is accepting applications for the Small Grants Program, designed to provide assistance to Bedford residents to make repairs and alterations to their homes for safety and health reasons.

Applications will be evaluated and prioritized based on health and safety considerations, and financial need of the applicant. Grants will be awarded in June 2018, with application deadline of
April 30, 2018.

Please contact Michael Rosen, Assistant Town Manager, at 781-275-1111 for information about obtaining an application.

Use the money for:

  • Minor plumbing or electrical work
  • Light carpentry
  • Doorbell switch
  • Window repairs
  • Broken or clogged gutters or downspouts
  • Door repairs or replacements, step or porch repairs
  • Lock repair or replacement
  • Cement work or masonry repair
  • Tiling, plaster patching and wallpapering
  • Sheet-rock repair
  • Touch-up painting
  • Smoke/CO2 detectors
  • Weather stripping
  • Bathroom grab bars
  • Interior painting or wallpapering
  • and more,

The process is designed to be simple and quick. To be eligible:

  • The property must be in Bedford, and must be your primary residence.
  • You must plan to stay in Bedford for the next 12 months.
  • Your income can’t be higher than 80% of the Area Median Income in this area.
  • Your home’s assessed value must be lower than 120% of the median assessed value.
  • You must let the Bedford Municipal Affordable Housing Trust know before you list your house for sale.

Click this link to view, print or download the program’s PDF


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