Active Grants

2015 HSTS Repair or Replacement Funding

2015 Home Sewage Treatment System

Repair or Replacements

Available in Erie, Sandusky and Seneca Counties

Erie ($70,000), Sandusky ($150,000) and Seneca ($180,000) County Health Departments have funding available to repair or replace failing Home Sewage (Septic) Treatment Systems for households under 300% of the federal poverty guidelines.

Primary residence's owned by the occupant are eligible for either 50%, 85% or 100% funding to repair or replace their failing septic systems. Rental properties are not eligible.

Income levels to qualify are dependent upon the number of people living in the home as well as the total household income based on all incomes of the household regardless of age.  Household incomes at or below 100% Federal Poverty Level are eligible for 100% grant, between 100% and 200% are eligible for 85% grant funding, and between 200% and 300% are eligible for 50% grant funding.  No matter the eligiblity all approved households must provide a $1,000 administrative fee not covered by the grant.  Below are the income guidelines:

Household Size 100% Poverty 200% Poverty 300% Poverty
Federal Poverty Guidelines
1-4 $24,250 $48,500 $72,750
5 $28,410 $56,820 $85,230
6 $32,570 $65,140 $97,710
7 $36,730 $73,460 $110,190
8 $40,890 $81,780 $122,670

All county residents in each of the counties are eligible to apply with targeted areas receiving special consideration.

For more information, contact the Watershed Specialist at 419-334-5016 or cabrookes@wsos.org.

For an application and information sheet, click the link to the appropriate County application file.

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