The HOME Rehabilitation Program provides assistance to lower-income households who reside in the City of Pittston to make code related improvements to their homes.

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Eligible Participants

  • Applicants must own and occupy the property as their primary residence
  • Applicant must be located within the city limits of Pittston
  • All property taxes, sewer maintenance and garbage fees must be current
  • Applicants must meet the income requirements
  • The improved property value must be less than 95% of the median sales price

Eligible Activities

  • All items necessary to bring a home up to code
  • Address lead-based paint hazards

Maximum Amount of Financial Assistance

  • $24,500 per dwelling unit with an additional $9,999 with RDA approval
  • Forgiveness of loan will be made with a 10-year term
  • Funds are forgiven each year the owner resides in the home


*Income from all sources. Limits are subject to change each year.

  • 1 person per household: $41,550
  • 2 persons per household: $47,450
  • 3 persons per household: $53,400
  • 4 persons per household: $59,300
  • 5 persons per household: $64,050
  • 6 persons per household: $68,800
  • 7 persons per household: $73,550
  • 8 persons per household: $78,300

To apply, please complete the pre-application form and send to:

Pittston Redevelopment Authority: Shannon Bonacci
35 Broad St. Suite 202
Pittston, PA 18640
or by email to


For assistance or questions, please contact Shannon Bonacci at 570-654-1090 EXT 5237