Accessibility Modification Program

Are you 62 years of age, or an individual with a permanent disability? Get the help you need to make your home more accessible.

Homeowners that meet this program’s requirements can receive up to $10,000 in funding through the Accessibility Modification Program (AMP) to make eligible repairs and modifications to their homes to make it more accessible.

What repairs are eligible?

This is a complete list of eligible repairs. If the repair you need is not on this list, it does not qualify for the program.

  • Ramps/zero entry steps
  • Handrails
  • Levered door handles
  • Self-closing hinges (internal/external doors)
  • Pocket doors or swing hinges
  • Internal chair and wheelchair lifts
  • Plumbing and electrical modifications necessary to relocate laundry facilities to main level of the home
  • Kitchen modifications
  • Lowering existing cabinets
  • Widened doorways
  • Installation of smoke detectors or carbon monoxide detectors
  • Universal design flooring
  • Home modification assessment expenses up to $250, when performed by a certified professional
  • Bathroom modifications
  • Walk-in/roll-in showers
  • Grab bars
  • Rebath – easy entry bath
  • Roll-under vanity
  • ADA approved toilets / drop down grab bar
  • Lower level ½ bath conversions to eliminate need to go upstairs

Income Requirements

Your gross household income must be at or below 80% Area Median Income (AMI). To check your AMI, please see the table below.

Homeowner Requirements

All household members are Age 62 or older; or Age 62 or older and age 17 or younger where the household member age 62 or older is the guardian of the younger household members; or a household member of any age has a permanent disability. You must obtain a bid from two (2) independent contractors. You must provide all requested income and other documentation.

Property Requirements

All persons listed on the deed must live in the home (except for a child for estate planning purposes). You must have lived in the home for at least six (6) months prior to applying for AMP. Your mortgage and property taxes must be paid as agreed and current. Your home is a single-family home, condominium, duplex, or manufactured home with certain restrictions.

Completed applications are processed on a first-come, first-serve basis until funding runs out.

Call us at 810-767-4622 Extension 360 and tell us you would like to start an application for AMP.