VB offers air conditioning loans to eligible residents

Photo courtesy www.vb.gov
Photo courtesy www.vb.gov

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) – The Department of Housing and Neighborhood Preservation may be able to provide air conditioning for eligible homeowners in Virginia Beach with a loan.

Through the Emergency Home Repair Program, low and moderate income homeowners can receive “affordable loans for home rehabilitations that are not of a cosmetic nature, but are required to remove health and safety hazards.”

Through Sept. 30, homeowners with a written statement from a doctor stating they need air conditioning for medical reasons. Then, those homeowners “may have defective air conditioning equipment replaced under the program. The program only applies to equipment that is part of an existing central heating and/or air conditioning system.”

For more information on the loans, including the interest rate and eligibility requirements, click here.

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