Virginia Beach Heating System Equipment Assistance Program

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Eligible Virginia Beach homeowners may have a defective central heating or air conditioning/heat pump system repaired or replaced through the Department of Housing and Neighborhood Preservation’s Owner-Occupied Rehabilitation Program.

The program provides eligible low- and moderate-income homeowners with a one-time-only grant up to $10,000 for emergency home rehabilitations that are not of a cosmetic nature, but are required to remove health and safety hazards.

Other eligible emergency activities include replacing defective air conditioning equipment in the summer; correcting electrical, gas and plumbing hazards; correcting defective roof/ceiling assemblies in life-threatening situations; and making accessibility and usability modifications.

The program is not intended for making routine maintenance repairs to systems or equipment.

The Owner-Occupied Rehabilitation Program also provides affordable home repair loans to correct exterior code violations.

Assistance is provided to Virginia Beach homeowners who meet income and other eligibility requirements.

For more information, call (757) 385-5743 or visit

source: City of Virginia Beach