Landlords

General:Provides small home repair loans to help landlords of single-family housing (1-4 dwellings per property) correct housing code violations and/or make exterior improvements.  Landlords must contribute $2 for every $1 of repair assistance.   Rents cannot exceed HUD published Fair Market Rents for loan term.  The property must be located in the Savannah city limits.
Property Condition:Landlord must have property inspected by City’s Code Compliance Department to determine scope of work required to bring property into code compliance.  The property must be code compliant upon completion of repairs.
Typical Repairs:Correct code violations
Replace roofs
Exterior surface repair/painting
Plumbing, electrical and HVAC repairs
Assistance:

Typically, 5-year deferred payment 0% interest loans not to exceed $5,000 per dwelling.

Renter Income:Household income restrictions apply for some funding sources.
Application Deadlines:Ongoing, year-round, providing resources remain available
Contact:Dennise Campbell (912) 525-3100 Ext. 2728 dcampbell@savannahga.gov

Fair Market Rent Table: FY 2022

Efficiency

1-Bedroom

2-Bedroom

3-Bedroom

4-Bedroom

$884

$937

$1,067

$1,466

$1,713

Subject to change

Rental Property Repair Assistance Program Application