Home Repair Programs

Home Rehabilitation Loan

The City of San Mateo has a Housing Rehabilitation Loan program to assist low-income homeowners making needed repairs on their homes. View the Home Rehab Loan Flyer to learn more.

Services offered include:

  • Correcting code violations
  • Termite/Dry rot repairs
  • Major system updates
  • Handicapped/disability modifications
  • General property improvements and deferred maintenance related to health and safety or code compliance
  • Lead-based paint hazard reduction work
  • Energy and water conservation

How to Apply

Interested applicants can apply for deferred payment loans up to a maximum of $60,000 for a 20-year term with a 3% interest rate through Rebuilding the Peninsula. Email samloan@RTpeninsula.org for more information.

Minor Home Repairs

The City of San Mateo, using CDBG funds, provides grants to non-profit service agencies for provision of Minor Home Repairs to income qualified homeowners. The program offers home repairs to improve health and safety, housing accessibility modifications, and energy efficiency retrofit measures to income qualified individuals.

The programs listed below are open to resident homeowners.

Rebuilding Together Peninsula

Safe at Home Program focuses on: minor repairs, improving home health and safety as well as energy and water conservation. 

Services offered include:

  • Door Repairs
  • Electrical Maintenance
  • Plumbing Repairs
  • Seismic Anchoring
  • Window Repairs

Visit Rebuilding Together Peninsula or call (650) 366-6597 to find out more about their programs and how you may qualify. 

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Center for The Independence of Individuals with Disabilities

Housing Accessibility Modification Program focuses on providing independence for individuals with disabilities and mobility issues.

Services offered include:

  • Grab Bars
  • Railings
  • Wheel Chair Ramps
  • Hand Held Showers
  • Shower Bench
  • Toilet Safety Frame
  • Bed Rails
Visit Center for Independence of Individuals with Disabilities or call (650) 645-1780 to find out more about their programs and how you may qualify.
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El Concilio of San Mateo County

Minor Home Repair focuses on: energy efficiency, weatherization, and home sustainability improvements.

Services offered include:
  • Door and window repairs
  • Caulking
  • Faucet aerators
  • Energy efficient light bulbs
Visit El Concilio of San Mateo County or call (650) 373-1080 to find out more about their programs and how you may qualify.
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