Does your home need a new furnace, air conditioning, new windows or other repairs? Homeowners with a low-to-moderate income are encouraged to find out if they qualify for assistance through the City’s Home Improvement Loan Program (HILP), which offers forgivable five-year loans of up to $5,000 for home maintenance.

 “If you have been putting off necessary home repairs, you’re encouraged to find out if O’Fallon’s Home Improvement Loan Program (HILP) can help with getting a new furnace or air conditioning installed, electrical work, plumbing, siding for your house, roof repair and other improvements,” said Jessica Hawkins, Public Assistance Specialist for the City of O’Fallon. “Right now, there are only nine spots available. Applications and information about the program are posted on the City of O’Fallon website at www.ofallon.mo.us/CDBG.”

 In general, to meet qualifications, applicants must reside in O’Fallon City limits, and also:

 For more information, contact Jessica Hawkins at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 636-379-5411.