The City offers a wide variety of housing assistance programs including the following.
Curb Appeal Assistance Program
The Curb Appeal Assistance Program (PDF) offers funding for homeowners to renovate and update the exterior of their home. The City will provide no less than $500 and no more than $3,000 towards curb appeal projects.
Down Payment Assistance Program
The Down Payment Assistance Program (PDF) offers funding to prospective home buyers who are purchasing their first home within the City limits. The City will provide up to $3,000 towards the down payment of the home.
A $5,000 grant will be given to approved home buyers of a single family house that has been registered with the City of Carbondale's Mandatory Rental Housing Inspection Program in excess of two years at the time of purchase.