Wastewater systems are a significant cost for most families. The wastewater system is an investment in your property and needed for day to day living when public sewer is not available. Costs of a new wastewater system can include permit fees, contractors fees, and yearly maintenance. Below are possible funding sources to consider when looking at revenue sources to help you cover expenses.
USDA Loan/Grant Program for Low Income
This USDA loan/grant program for is for low income homeowners. The money can be used for repairing malfunctioning septic systems. Here are the requirements:
Who may apply for this program?
To qualify, you must:
Be the homeowner and occupy the house
Be unable to obtain affordable credit elsewhere
Have a family income below 50% of the area median income
For grants, be age 62 or older and not be able to repay a repair loan