The Safety First Program is funded in partnership with the City of Aurora Community Development Block Grant, Joseph Corporation administers this program which addresses safety issues within the city limits of Aurora.
Eligible City of Aurora homeowners may receive a 0% interest free loan up to $4,999.00 for emergency home improvements to correct emergency or life and safety hazards in their home.
Eligible repairs include mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems; roof and porch repairs or replacements.
Joseph Corporation proudly patriciates in the Illinois Hardest Hit Fund Program, which provides mortgage assistance to homeowners.
Do you have questions about Safety First?
What kind of repairs are eligible?
- Furnace repair or replacement
- Electrical upgrades
- Plumbing/ water heater repairs or replacements
- Roof repairs or replacement
- Porch repairs
- Furnace/boilers repairs or replacements
How much money is available for emergency repairs?
You can apply for a 0% interest free loan up to $4,999.00. If work beyond that limit is needed and you wish to pay for it with your own funds, you may do so.
How can I apply?
Contact the Joseph Corporation for an application or simply download the application.
What happens after I submit my application?
If your application is approved Joseph Corporation will contact you to set up an appointment to review your project. Joseph Corporation staff will solicit 3 bids on your behalf from qualified contractors. You will communicate directly with the contractor to schedule the work.
What if I have additional questions?
Call the Joseph Corporation at (630) 906-9400 or visit our offices at 32 South Broadway in downtown Aurora. You can also fill out the Contact Us form.