Program Overview:

The housing rehabilitation program was created to assist low- and moderate-income families bring their homes not only into compliance with local codes but also to make them safe and habitable.

Examples of Eligible Work:

  • Insect Infestation
  • Attic Insulation
  • Hard-wired smoke detectors & carbon monoxide detectors
  • Structural Deficiencies
  • Roofing Deficiencies
  • Plumbing Deficiencies
  • Electrical Deficiencies
  • Heating Deficiencies
  • Creation of safe ingress & egress
  • Removal of all blighting exterior conditions
  • Elimination of lead-based paint hazards per EPA Standards

Let’s see if you’re eligible:

  • The Property to be improved is owner-occupied
  • Structure must be located within the limits of the Borough of Chambersburg
  • The household’s total gross income does not exceed 80% of the area median income.
  • The minimum loan request is $2,000
  • Not a mobile home

Applications must be returned to Luminest Community Development Administrative Office Located at 82 W. Queen Street Chambersburg, PA 17201.  

Call 717-977-3900 for more information or any questions


Home Owner Rehab BROCHURE

Home Owner Rehab Guidebook 

Home Owner Rehab Application