Stark County Fix-It-Funds

Check out this great opportunity offered by the Stark County Treasurer’s Office:

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The Fix-It Funds Home Improvement Loan Program enables eligible Stark County homeowners to repair or remodel their homes at interest rates up to 2% below the bank’s current interest rate.  The Program is offered by Treasurer Alexander A. Zumbar with the authorization of the Stark County Commissioners.

Requirements are as follows:

  • All owner-occupied single-family and multi-family dwellings with a home value (not including land) of $250,000* or less are eligible.
  • Loans may be used for repairs, remodeling, property upgrades and code compliance with few restrictions. These may include: painting, wallpapering, lighting, flooring, plumbing, carpeting, furnaces, air conditioners, additions, decks, window and door replacements, roofing, siding, gutters, driveways and sidewalks. Such “luxury” improvements as swimming pools, satellite dishes and hot tubs are ineligible.
  • Loans can range from a minimum of $5,000 to a maximum of $50,000.
  • No maximum limit on borrower’s income.
  • Real estate tax payments must be current on all Parcels owned by the taxpayer.
  • Funds are available on a first come, first served basis with Westfield Bank, First Commonwealth Bank or Farmer’s National Bank.