Neighborhood Preservation

Neighborhood Preservation Program


The City of Meriden’s Neighborhood Preservation Program has benefit the City’s residents and communities since 1977.  Funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development through the Community Development Block Grant, NPP offers housing rehabilitation to low/moderate income Meriden residents with a 0%, forgivable loan*.

Please note, NPP is not designed for emergency projects.


Neighborhood Preservation Program Policies and Procedures

Neighborhood Preservation Program Application



The Neighborhood Preservation program is available to Meriden residents who meet the low/moderate income requirements established by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Click here for the 2023 HUD Income Guidelines for the City of Meriden.

Click here for the 2023 HUD Income Guideline PDF spreadsheet for the State of CT.


Eligible Projects

·         Roof Replacement

·         Mold Remediation

·         Exterior Windows and Doors

·         Heating and Air Conditioning System

·         Electrical- Including Smoke Detectors

a.       Hard wired battery back detectors, but if budget does not allow battery smoke detectors at a minimum

·         Plumbing

·         Kitchen

·         Miscellaneous Items

a.       Interior doors

b.       Floors

c.       Gutters

d.       Accessibility


Accessibility Improvements

Properties occupied by a disabled household member(s) qualifies for services aimed at removing architectural barriers under this program. Repairs or improvements increasing overall accessibility may be undertaken.

Eligible accessibility improvements include but may not be limited to:

o   Grab bars

o   Zero-entry showers with seats

o   Replacement of doorknobs with lever action handles

o   Ramps

o   Transitional floor coverings

o   Bathtubs with seats

o   Interior Doors i.e. pocket doors

o   Widening Doorways and Hallways

o   Toilet alteration or modification

Reasonable accommodations will be made to meet homeowner needs based on the nexus between the homeowner’s disability and the improvement requested.


Please note: The City of Meriden’s Neighborhood Preservation Program does not allow for the inclusion of emergency repairs.


For questions, please contact Victoria Pasión via email at or by phone at 203-630-4151.