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Lake City Logo City of Lake City Emergency Home Repairs
is now taking applications.

Check to see if your address qualifies within the City of Lake City Limits
City of Lake City Emergency Home Repairs
  Click here to apply or to access your applications.

This application addresses emergency repairs that, if unaddressed, hinder a senior (age 62 and older), veteran, or handicapped citizen's ability to live safely in their home.

An example of these free repairs would be:

  • Roof replacement or repair
  • Septic system repair or replacement
  • Well repair or replacement
  • Public utility system connection
  • Electrical issues
  • Plumbing issues
  • Accessibility modificatlons necessary for safety/quality of life (ramps, shower/ toilet modifications, etc.)
  • HVAC (Heating and Air) system installation, repair or replacement.
  • Structural issues
  • Others not listed...specify in application

To qualify, applicants must:

  • Be 62 years of age or older, a veteran, or handicapped.
  • Be a citizen living within the City of Lake City limits.
  • Own and live in the home with property taxes current
  • Plan to remain in home for at least 5 years
  • Meet the household Income guidelines in the table below (generally HUD 50%and FED 150%)
  • Provide a copy of Drivers License or State Identification
  • Provide a copy of Property Deed - obtainable from Columbia County Property Appraiser ( After locating the property, click on "Book/Page" to get a copy.
  • Provide a copy of Social Security Cards for all household member(s)
  • Provide Proof of Property Taxes Paid from Home – Columbia County Tax Collector (
  • Provide Proof of income. Examples of income proof are:
    • 1099 form for year 2021
  • Notorized Copy of Application Affidavit


* This program is funded through the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) and elibility is dependent on US Treasury regulations.

Household Size Very Low Income
(30% to 50% of AMI)
Low Income
(51% to 80% AMI)
1 *Up to - $20,600 Up to - $32,900
2 *Up to - $23,550 Up to - $37,600
3 *Up to - $26,500 Up to - $42,300
4 *Up to - $29,400 Up to - $47,000
5 *Up to - $31,800 Up to - $50,800
6 *Up to - $34,150 Up to - $54,550
7 *Up to - $36,500 Up to - $58,300
8 or more *Up to - $38,850 Up to - $62,050