Emergency Minor Home Repair

The City of Coeur d'Alene Administers an Emergency Minor Home Repair & Accessibility Improvement Program (EMRAP) as part of the CDBG Grant.


The City of Coeur d'Alene has grants available ($5,000 maximum) for emergency repair/accessibility improvements and sidewalk repair/replacement for low income resident homeowners. The purpose of the program is to help low-to-moderate income homeowners correct building conditions that threaten the health and safety, or the soundness of the home.

Household income (Section 8 Income Limits) for the program cannot exceed the amount for the corresponding household size listed here: Please use the below figures as rough estimates as figures are updated periodically.

Non income earning assets may not exceed $35,000. Applicants must certify that their non income earning assets do not exceed $35,000.  Excluding the value of the primary residence, income earning real estate investments (revenue derived from rental property is counted under income), qualified retirement savings (revenue derived from retirement savings is counted under income), household furnishings and cars. 

Click here for a flyer featuring information about the EMRAP Program.

Click here for a downloadable EMRAP application. 

To apply for an EMRAP grant, please download and print the application form, then return the application and any supporting documentation to the Community Development Block Grant Community Development Specialist, either in person or by mail:

ATTN: Community Development Specialist
710 E. Mullan Avenue
Coeur d'Alene, ID  83814

For more information, please contact Chelsea Nesbit at 208-769-2382.

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Important: New Program Aimed At Helping Renters

Dear Partners,

Idaho Housing and Finance Association is happy to announce the launch of a Housing Preservation Program dedicated to helping renters and landlords who have been affected by COVID-19. This program will provide assistance to those unable to pay past-due or upcoming rent or utilities as a result of COVID-19 events (primarily loss of income).

Information regarding this program can be accessed on Idaho Housing’s special COVID-19 website under the “Housing Preservation Program for renters and landlords” tab.

Renters may submit requests for assistance through our online application or by calling 1-855-452-0801. Property owners, managers, and advocates can submit requests on a renter’s behalf.

Because of limited funding at the launch of this program, promotion of Housing Preservation funds will be limited. We hope to expand the awareness of the program as additional funding is secured.


Idaho Housing and Finance Association

Below are some more helpful links to assist you during this time: