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Housing Resource Open House



Housing Resource Open House
November 4, 2019 - 6-8PM
Hannibal HIgh School Cafeteria

Join representatives from the following organizations to learn more about funding for home rehab, renovation and down payment and closing cost assistance.

NECAC
Home is where the heart is, but it’s so much more. NECAC opens the door to new housing and homeownership opportunities with a variety of innovative programs and cooperative efforts.

The agency works with its funding partners to develop apartment complexes, provide housing, weatherize homes, offer foreclosure mitigation and so much more. NECAC brings together government agencies, private businesses and other non-profit organizations to make a lasting impact.

In the past year, NECAC led efforts for a USDA Great Regions designation in a 35-county area of Northeast Missouri, West-Central Illinois and Southeast Iowa. The agency was recognized for its investment of more than $5 million in the construction of affordable housing, completed the rent-to-own homes project, received authorization to process USDA direct home loans, continued development of the Healthy Homes and Aspire Partnership prison homes programs, weatherized hundreds of homes and put additional families on the path to owning a home.

Rural Development
USDA Rural Development programs may assist with the purchase or renovation of a home.

Single Family Housing Repair Loans & Grants provide loans to qualifying very-low-income homeowners to repair, improve or modernize their homes or grants to elderly very-low-income homeowners to remove health and safety hazards. 

Their Direct Loan Program provides a path to homeownership for low- and very-low-income families living in rural areas, and families who truly have no other way to make affordable homeownership a reality.

Single Family Housing Guaranteed Loan Program-this program assists approved lenders in providing low- and moderate-income households the opportunity to own adequate, modest, decent, safe and sanitary dwellings as their primary residence in eligible rural areas. Eligible applicants may build, rehabilitate, improve or relocate a dwelling,

Douglass Community Services
In addition to many other programs, Douglass Community Services offers the following housing assistance:

Missouri Housing Trust Fund Emergency Assistance Grant
Clients must have an eviction notice in order to be eligible for assistance. Funds are available to assist with: rent payments and deposits and utility deposits. This assistance is only available to clients once in a 12-month period.

Homeless Prevention Grant
This program is for clients who are in danger of homelessness. An appointment is necessary to determine eligibility for program. Clients in this program must meet low income-qualifying guidelines. A detailed application must be completed, including proof of income and food stamps; photo ID’s, and Social Security Cards.

Household Hazardous Waste and E-Waste Collection
The Mark Twain Regional Council of Governments Household Hazardous Waste and E-Waste Collection Center will open to the public on Wednesday, December 14th from 9 am to 4 pm. The collection center serves residents in Macon, Marion, Monroe, Pike, Ralls, Randolph and Shelby counties. There is no charge to drop off items at the center, but the center is limited to residential items only.  No business or commercial drop-offs are allowed. The collection center will be open, weather permitting each Wednesday from 9 am to 4 pm and the first Saturday of each month from 9 am to noon. The center is located at 42494 Delaware Lane in Perry.

November 4th, 2019