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The Access Improvement Program (AIP) for Owner-Occupied Units provides grants for accessibility modifications to owner-occupied properties.

This funding opportunity is closed. You can join the waitlist to learn when it is available.

Maximum Amount: Grant of $15,000 or $24,000 with lift

Minimum Amount: N/A

New construction: $4,000 per unit or $16,000 max per property


Eligible Applicants: Oakland property owners living in the unit to be modified

Location: Property must be located in one of the seven Community Development Districts. See district maps in the CDBG section of this website.

Eligible Properties: 1 to 4 Unit Properties

Income: Applicant’s annual family income cannot exceed 80% of the area median income (defined by the rent and income limits). Income of all family members who are 18 years or older must be considered.

Occupancy: Applicant must occupy the property and maintain the access improvements for at least five years

Eligible Uses: Grant funds may only be used for accessibility modifications to accommodate wheelchairs, to install a lift or ramp, and to undertake other related access repairs.

Other Requirements: The property must be in compliance with health and safety codes.

Grant Details

Interest Rate: N/A

Payments/ Term: N/A

Prepayment Penalty: N/A

Security: N/A

How to Apply

Complete and submit the application by mail, including required documentation.

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