Housing Improvement Programs (Rehab)
These housing programs are funded through the City of Nashua's Community Development Block Grant (CDGB) program.
Housing Improvement Program - Owner Occupied Properties
This program offers 0% interest loans to correct code, safety, health or accessibility issues. Examples include roofs, electrical, plumbing, wheelchair ramps and more. Loans are available up to $40,000 for a single-family home or, for multi-unit buildings, $40,000 plus $5,000 for each additional unit.
- Owner must reside at property
- Owner must be low-moderate income
- Property cannot be more than four units
- Mobile homes are generally not eligible
Please refer to the full guidance or call for more information. Housing Improvement Program Rules (PDF)
Housing Improvement Program - Investor-Owned Rental Properties
This programs offers 0% interest loans to correct serious code, safety, health or accessibility issues. Loans are available up to $20,000 for a single-family home or, for multi-unit buildings, $20,000 plus $5,000 for each additional unit.
- Owner cannot reside at property
- Tenants must be low-moderate income
- Property cannot be more than eight units
- Owners must contribute 10% of the total contract costs
Contractor Pre-Qualification List
Contractors interested in bidding on projects: please complete the required forms and submit to our office. Instructions on how/who to submit are contained in the form; email is preferred.
Contractors on the list will be notified by email of all upcoming bid opportunities. Note: housing rehab, lead-paint and non-profit improvement projects are generally not posted through the City’s Purchasing Department. The resulting contracts are between the Contractor and owner, not the City. The Urban Programs Subdivision acts as the project manager, facilitating the process between the parties.
Enrollment for the pre-qualification list is open at all times. Minority and/or woman owned businesses as well as Section 3 businesses are encouraged to participate. If you need assistance completing the forms, please contact our office.
- Urban Programs Contractor pre-qualification application (PDF).
- Vendor Packet - link to Finance Department
Loan Subordination and Payoff Requests
Use this form to submit a request for a subordination or payoff of an existing loan from the Urban Programs Department