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Sally Nolen, Construction Coordinator (860) 561-7562

Address & Phone:
West Hartford Town Hall
50 South Main Street, Room 204
West Hartford, CT  06107
(860) 561-7562
Fax: (860) 561-7551
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Office Hours:
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Monday-Friday

Eligible Repairs

According to Federal guidelines, priority is given to repairs which eliminate health and safety hazards (lead-based paint and housing code violations). Work to improve handicapped accessibility and energy conservation are also considered. The following are examples of eligible repairs.

Hazardous Materials
Abatement of asbestos in flooring, walls, siding, roofs and around pipes. Abatement of materials containing lead, i.e. paint and pipes.

Housing Code
Walls, ceilings and floors, stairs and porches, roofs and chimneys, exterior and interior paint, gutters and leaders, plumbing and plumbing fixtures, furnaces, boilers and hot water heaters, wiring and electrical service upgrades.

Handicapped Barrier Removal
Wheelchair ramps, widened doorways, special plumbing fixtures, handrails, stair glides.

Energy Improvements
Storm windows and doors, replacement windows, ventilation.

Exclusions
Work covered by insurance claims, general remodeling/additions, cosmetic improvements, work begun prior to approval for participation in the Housing Rehabilitation Program. Reimbursement is not provided for work done previously.

 

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