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Home Repair Assistance

We have two programs available to assist you with making needed repairs to your home, if you qualify. These programs were established to help strengthen our existing neighborhoods and help homeowners who may not be able to make needed exterior repairs.


Exterior Grant Reimbursement Program

This program helps homeowners living in the Neighborhood Revitalization District reinvest in their properties. We will reimburse you a portion of the actual costs of the work that has been done.

Neighborhood Revitalization District

To take part in the Exterior Grant Reimbursement Program, you will need to live in the Neighborhood Revitalization District.

Eligibility

To qualify to participate in the Exterior Grant Program, you must meet the following:

  • Your home must located in the Neighborhood Revitalization District

  • Your real estate taxes must be paid and current.

  • You must have adequate property insurance on your home.

  • The improvements must meet our city code and applicable building codes.

  • You or your property have not received an Exterior Grant from us within the last 10 years.

  • The improvement you make must not be paid for using an insurance settlement or other third party.

Eligible improvements include:

  • Façade restoration

  • Window and door repair or replacement

  • Masonry

  • Awnings

  • Exterior lighting

  • Exterior painting

  • Building additions

  • New roofs

  • Landscaping

Fences are not allowed in this program.

Reimbursement

We will partially reimburse you for architectural, construction and material costs for your improvements or new construction. You must invest at least $3,000 and apply within 90 days of completing your project.

Reimbursement will scaled as follows:

  • $3,000 to $5,000 investment = 10% reimbursement

  • $5,500 to $10,000 investment = 12.5% reimbursement

  • $10,500+ investment = 15% reimbursement up to $2,500

How to apply

  1. Submit the Exterior Grant Program Application, along with required documentation of costs incurred and receipts to our Community Standards Supervisor:

    Lenexa City Hall
    17101 W. 87th Pkwy.
    Lenexa, KS 66219

  2. We will accept applications on a first-come, first-served basis until the current year’s funding is exhausted. Order is determined as we confirm that your improvements comply with our city codes and building codes.

  3. Our Community Standards Supervisor will determine all eligibility and inspect the completed work.

  4. Once our Community Standards Supervisor has verified all necessary information and your application has been approved, our Finance Department will contact you to complete the remaining paperwork. We will process your reimbursement in the following accounts payable cycle.

Please call 913.477.7725 if you have any questions.