Apply for Assistance

Instructions

STEP 1:
Please complete the attached application. Make sure to sign and date the application. The cut-off date for applications is May 28, 2021.

STEP 2:
Please provide the following documentation:

  • Income verification for ANY household member who receives any yearly income. Income Verification means you must provide copies of the last three (3) months of consecutive check stubs/documentation for EACH household member who is working or receives any income such as a paycheck, self employment income, SSI, Social Security, retirement pensions, Workers Compensation, child support, housing voucher, nutrition assistance, interest on savings, rent from property owned, etc.OR a signed copy of your most recent Federal Income Tax return for ALL members of the household who must file.
  • Copy of your Certificate of Insurance (property/fire). We may also request a copy of your deed if deemed necessary to verify ownership.

STEP 3:

Submit the completed application and documentation

IN-PERSON: You can deliver the application and all documentation in person on the Lower Level Room 7 of City Hall, 800 5th Avenue.

BY MAIL: You can mail the completed application and all documentation to the City of Huntington, Planning & Development, PO Box 1659, Huntington, WV 25717 or email to projectshine@huntingtonwv.gov

ONLINE: You can complete an application on the Project Shine website (huntingtonshine.com) – you will need to scan and submit supporting documentation via the website.

FOR ASSISTANCE:

Please call the City of Huntington at (304) 696-4418 or email projectshine@huntingtonwv.gov.

Learn more about Project Shine.

General Information

Income Information

2020-21 HUD Income Limits Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH HUD Metro FMR

Household SizeMaximum Household Income
1 Person$33,150
2 Persons$37,850
3 Persons$42,600
4 Persons$47,300
5 Persons$51,100
6 Persons$54,900
7 Persons$58,700
8 Persons$62,450

Please mark the selection that best describes the number in your family and the income for all family members.

Include all sources of income, including Social Security, SSI, alimony, and other benefits.

Household Members

Please list everyone who lives in your home and provide the requested information in each column.

 

Equal Opportunity Reporting

The City of Huntington does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. The following information is being requested to satisfy equal opportunity in housing.

 
Household Member 1
Household Member 1
Household Member 1
 
 

Property Information

Please provide information about your property below.

Exterior Repairs Requested

Please mark which item(s) in your home are in need of repair. Please briefly describe the need for each repair.

Please provide the following documentation:

  • Income verification for ANY household member who receives any yearly income. Income Verification means you must provide copies of the last three (3) months of consecutive check stubs/documentation for EACH household member who is working or receives any income such as a paycheck, self employment income, SSI, Social Security, retirement pensions, Workers Compensation, child support, housing voucher, nutrition assistance, interest on savings, rent from property owned, etc.
  • OR a signed copy of your most recent Federal Income Tax return for ALL members of the household who must file.
  • Copy of your Certificate of Insurance (property/fire). We may also request a copy of your deed if deemed necessary to verify ownership.

    When submitting your application online, you will need to scan and submit supporting income and insurance documentation here.

Verification

To the best of my knowledge, I certify that the information in this application is true and correct, and that the home listed is my primary residence. I understand that if selected I may be asked to show documents that verify this information. I also understand that the City is a governmental entity that is only able to assist a small percentage of those who apply and that I may not be selected.

I acknowledge that not all work may be completed by the City as listed on this application. I understand that the workers completing the home repairs for this program are being completed by volunteer labor and/or contractors. I agree to hold harmless the volunteer labor and/or contractors and the City.

PENALTY FOR FALSE OR FRAUDULENT STATEMENT, U.S.C. TITLE 18, SEC. 1001 PROVIDES:
Whoever, in any matter within the jurisdiction of any department or agency of the United States knowingly and willfully falsifies...or makes any false, fictitious or fraudulent statements or representations, more makes or uses any false writings or document, knowing the same to contain any false, fictitious for fraudulent statement or entry shall be fined mot more than $10,000.00 or imprisoned not more than five (5) years, or both.