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Wagner Resident Qualified for Home Improvement Program

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

This article was written by the Wagner News.

Roberta Clemens thought the program, GROW South Dakota, was too good to be true.  After listening to Kelsey Doom explain the logistics of the program and all the great things GROW had to offer and visiting with family, Roberta decided to fill out an application for home repairs to be made to her home.  It was a matter of a couple days when Roberta heard back from GROW stating that she met all the requirements to be able to make some repairs on her home.  Roberta's original plan was to replace the siding on her home but after having a contractor come visit her home, he advised her that she would be better to replace all her windows instead.  Roberta thought kindly to the idea that this contractor was actually here to help her and offer his advice.  So Roberta replaced all of her windows in her home with the help of GROW South Dakota.  When asking Roberta what she thought of the program, she stated, "This is a wonderful program and advises anyone who is needing help with repairs to their home and meet the requirements, then they should really consider this program."

GROW South Dakota is a private non-profit corporation established in 2007. GROW South Dakota's purpose is to promote and foster economic development in distressed communities and underserved markets in South Dakota.

GROW South Dakota has available funds to assist income eligible owner-occupied homes with needed home improvements such as shingles, plumbing, etc. The maximum income guidelines are $31,900 for a family of 1-2 or $36,680 for a family size of 3 or more. The home must be the applicant’s primary residence. A deed restriction will be placed on the property and forgiven 1/60 per month. Income and ownership restrictions apply.

GROW South Dakota strives to reach communities to improve the quality of life through housing, community and economic development.


Category: Success Stories

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The GROW South Dakota Organizations Have had a Remarkable Few Years!

NESDCAP, our founding agency, celebrated 54 years in 2020 and met various housing needs including completing 170 home improvement projects impacting more than 342 individuals and providing emergency financial assistance, including food and utilities assistance, to 649 individuals in 250 households.

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