Minor Home Repair (MHR) Program

Minor Home RepairThe MHR cycle will be opening on Feb. 1, 2017.

The MHR Program can assist eligible homeowners by making essential repairs to their home in order to create decent, safe, and sanitary conditions.

Contact 720.523.6200 for more information.

To Qualify

  • You must live in unincorporated Adams County, the City of Brighton, or the City of Federal Heights. 
  • You must own and live in your home.
  • You must be current with your mortgage payments and taxes.
  • You must meet established HUD income guidelines.

Eligibility Requirements

  • The home must be a single-family residence.
  • If a mobile home, it must have a HUD manufacturer certification label (manufactured on or after June 15, 1976).
  • Applicant must own the home
  • Applicant’s name must be on the Deed of Trust
  • Home must applicant’s primary residence
  • The applicant’s annual household income may not exceed amounts shown in the following chart as determined by the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Annual Gross Income cannot exceed the following amounts:

Family Size Income Limit*
1 $44,900.00
2 $51,300.00
3 $57,700.00
4 $64,100.00
5 $69,250.00
6 $74,400.00
7 $79,500.00
8 $84,650.00
*Income limits are subject to change, as published annually by HUD.  









Eligible Repairs

Essential repairs are ranked in accordance with program requirements, with top priority given to those items needed to establish a safe, sanitary, accessible, and energy efficiency. Repairs must be necessary for health and safety.

Remodeling projects are not eligible.

To Apply

  1. Ensure you have met all eligibility requirements listed above. If you have any questions regarding eligibility, please contact 720.523.6200.
  2. Fill out application.
  3. Attach copies - not originals - of the following supporting documentation for each adult living in the household:
    • Income Tax Forms with the 2015 full tax return (signed and dated)1
    • Paycheck stubs with YTD information for two months (SSDI, SSI, Disability, Unemployment, etc.)
    • All Social Security Declaration and Pension forms 
    • Bank Statements- three consecutive months
    • Property Tax information2
    • Property Insurance Statement with Expiration Date
    • Mortgage Payment Statement3

       1If you do not file taxes due to fixed income, write, sign, and date a short letter to that effect.

      2 If there is someone listed on the deed that does not live in the home, a short letter must be written, signed, and dated by that person stating their consent to repairs being done on the house.

      3If property is paid off in full, write, sign, and date a short letter to that effect

  4. Return completed application with supporting documentation by mail or in-person to: 

    Adams County Community Development
    4430 S. Adams County Pkwy.
    Brighton, CO  80601-8205

    Incomplete applications will be mailed back to homeowner.

  5. You will be contacted once we have reviewed your application. At this time, you will be notified if you have qualified for MHR assistance.

How the Program Works

  • Once your application is accepted and it is determined that you are eligible, a representative of Adams County Community Development will conduct an on-site visit to determine essential repairs needed.
  • A description of work and cost estimate is prepared and released for a competitive bid to approved and licensed local contractors.
  • A qualified contractor will be selected to complete the work on the home.
  • All work will be inspected for completeness and compliance with local building codes and permits.

Click here to read the Minor Home Repair Policies and Procedures