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The Access Improvement Program (AIP) for Rental Property Owners provides grants for accessibility modifications to owner-occupied properties. You can download the application materials or call to request application materials.

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

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.

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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