Longfellow: Home Improvement Grant

The Longfellow Community Council (LCC) has NRP dollars available that have been designated to help property owners make necessary external repairs and improvements. The intent of this Grant Program is to encourage investment in the neighborhood by maintaining and improving the housing stock.  

Grant Terms

  • Minimum of $1,000 to a maximum of $5,000
  • No closing costs 
  • Income limit is 80% of AMI based on household size and most recent tax return
Family Size Income Limit
1 $50,350
2 $57,550
3 $64,750
4 $71,900
5 $77,700
6 $83,450
7 $89,200
8+ $94,950

Property Eligibility

  • Owner-occupied and absentee-owned occupies residential properties located in the Longfellow, Cooper, Howe or Hiawatha Neighborhoods
  • 1-4 units
  • Individual condo and townhome owners are eligible
  • Properties held in a trust are eligible

Types of Improvements

  • Exterior improvements that are listed on an open citation issued by the city of Minneapolis.
  • For do-it-yourself projects, a materials list including prices is required. The cost for labor or equipment purchase or rental may not be included in the loan. 

The current terms and conditions stated, do not constitute a commitment to lend or an offer to enter into an agreement, and that such an offer may only be made pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Section 47.206(3) and (4).