The Access Improvement Program (AIP) for Rental Property Owners provides grants for accessibility modifications to rental properties. You can download the application materials or call to request application materials.
Maximum Amount: Grant of $15,000 or $24,000 with lift
Maximum Amount: Existing construction: $15,000 per unit, or $24,000 per unit w/lift. $24,000 max per property.
Minimum Amount: N/A
New construction: $4,000 per unit or $16,000 max per property
Eligible Applicants: Property owners in Oakland
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: No size or type restrictions.
Income: Tenant’s annual family income cannot exceed 80% of the area median income*. Income of all family members who are 18 years or older must be considered.
Occupancy: Property owner must agree to rent unit(s) made accessible to disabled person(s) for a minimum of 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.
Interest Rate: N/A
Payments/ Term: N/A
Prepayment Penalty: N/A