The Armatage Neighborhood Association is offering NRP funds for home improvements to owner-

occupied and absentee-owned properties. 4% low-interest loans available for exterior, energy efficiency upgrades and now eligible interior improvements to your home with no maximum income limits! Emergency funding is also available. Call 612-335-5885, e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit for more information or to request an application.


Applications will be accepted on a first-come - first-served basis until all the money has been loaned. Bids for improvements will be required with the application.


Energy efficiency upgrades include:


·               Energy efficiency-related improvements that help lower on-going energy costs. Eligible energy efficiency upgrades focused on energy conservation include (but not limited to):

·               Furnace (replace existing with Energy Star model)

·               Water heater (replace existing with Energy Star model)

·               Air conditioning (replace existing with Energy Star model)

·               Insulation (R-48)

·               Doors and Windows (replace existing with Energy Star units)

·               Photovoltaic shingles


Eligible interior improvements include:

·               Updating wiring, plumbing or sewer connections

·               New permanent fixtures

·               Drywall/plaster repair

·               Fireplace/chimney repair

·               Hardwood floor repair or installation

Ineligible interior improvements:

·               Painting, wallpaper or wall treatments

·               Appliances or movable fixtures or decorations

·               Cabinetry work