Minor Repair Program

This service is part of the Financial and Housing Recovery Center (FHRC)

Applications are accepted year-round and the program is first come, first served. There is a waiting list. Please feel free to fill out our Interest Form to be placed on the waiting list. If qualified, the City of San Antonio will place a Restrictive Covenant signed by the homeowner(s), requiring homeowner(s) to maintain property as a homestead and continue to pay property taxes, maintain a tax payment plan, or an active deferral for five years from the project completion.

Online Form

This service is not available online. Please download and complete the paper form, or call 210.207.6459 to request an appointment.

Paper Form

Step 1.What You Need to Know

If you have submitted an application in 2019, there is no need to complete our interest form as your name is still on our waiting list

Program eligibility requirements include but are not limited to:

  • Property must be within San Antonio city limits (Districts 1-10)
  • Must have a current year Homestead Exemption on the property
  • Property taxes must be current (Payment plans and active deferrals are allowed.)
  • Be a US citizen or Legal Resident
  • Must not have any prior liens or judgments on property (Mortgages are allowed.)
  • All owner(s) must reside in the home as their primary residence.
  • Must meet established U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development income limit guidelines. Gross income must not exceed 80% of the Area Median Income. Income limits are subject to change.

Step 2.How it Works

  • The Minor Repair Program addresses health and safety items such as plumbing, electrical, non-working utilities, broken windows, damaged doors or other items in need of repair.
  • Applications are processed on a first come, first served basis from our waiting list according to date received and funding availability. Completing this form will secure your place on our waiting list. If you have submitted an application in 2019, there is no need to complete our interest form as your name is still on our waiting list.
  • If qualified, the City of San Antonio will place a Restrictive Covenant signed by the homeowner(s), requiring homeowner(s) to maintain property as a homestead and continue to pay property taxes, maintain a tax payment plan, or an active deferral for five years from the project completion.

Step 3.Complete Request

Download and complete the form. Forms can be returned to 1400 S. Flores St. San Antonio, TX 78204.

Download Minor Repair Interest Form

Step 4.What Happens Next

Staff will notify applicant when they are next in line to start the qualification process.

Phone

Please call 210.207.6459 to request an appointment.

In Person

Please call 210.207.6459 to request an appointment.