HomeMod - Program

The HomeMod Program provides accessibility modifications for Chicago residents with disabilities, ages 0-59 years old, with low income.  Renters and homeowners may apply.  Landlord permission is required for renters. Modifications may include ramps, porch and stairlifts, roll-in showers, widened doorways, accessible sinks, and cabinets. HomeMod works with licensed, insured, and experienced home remodeling companies. All services will be performed in accordance with federal, state, and municipal accessibility legal requirements Qualifying individuals may re-apply for additional modifications after waiting one year from service.

 

Home Mod Before and After Bathroom photos. The photo on the right shows an original bathroom that had a traditional bathtub with no handrail, sink with underneath storage. The image on the left show's the modified bathroom with a tub removed, creating a roll-in shower fitted with handrails, grab bars, and a new sink with knee clearance for wheelchair access.

Download the application below.  Printed applications available by request at 312-743-5767. Proof of age, disability, household income, and building insurance must be submitted with the application.  Applications are accepted year-round at the MOPD Field Office or MOPDHOMEMOD@cityofchicago.org

Home Mod Application

MOPD Field Office

HomeMod Program

2102 W. Ogden Avenue

Chicago, IL 60612

 

*If you are looking for accessibility modifications for people over the age of sixty, go to the Small Accessible Repairs for Seniors (SARFS) Program with the Dept. of Housing

QUESTIONS? Contact us at 312-743-5767 or MOPDHOMEMOD@cityofchicago.org

 

 

 

HomeMod 2021 Income Limits 80% Area Median Income*

Household Size

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

$52,200

$59,650

$67,100

$74,550

$80,550

$86,500

$92,450

$98,450

*Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL HUD Metro FMR Area

 

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