1. Learn about this resource.
Residents can get up to $50,000 in grants to assist with roof repairs and accessibility modifications of their home.
Up to $20,000 can be awarded to repair a water-damaged or structurally-compromised roof.
Up to $30,000 can be awarded to make accessibility modifications for a household member with a mobility or physical impairment.
This program is offered by the Department of Housing and Community Development and is called the Single Family Residential Rehabilitation Program.
2. Check if you are eligible.
You are eligible if all of these statements are true:
You own a home in a building with four units or fewer.
Your home has been your primary residence for the past three years or more.
You have homeowners insurance for your home.
You are a DC resident.
You are up to date on your District and federal taxes.
You have a credit report that shows you are current on your mortgage payments for the past 12 months.
Your yearly gross household income is at or below the maximum limits for your household size. Check below.
repair your roof and make your home more accessible?
DO YOU WANT TO
Program Outcome (PO) & Curriculum
- Anjung UniMAP, Kulim Hitech Park, Kulim, Kedah
Anjung UniMAP Kuala Lumpur
Mega Jati ACADEMY, Shah Alam
CIDB Accreditation Requirements
Apart from CIDB accreditation requirement, University's SENATE for university's requirement are also complied.
RM 15,800 / USD 9,800 for Professional Master
EPF Withdrawal (Account 2)
Teaching Mode and Assessment
The teaching and learning mode is presented entirely in lecture, discussion, presentation, site visit, tutorial, workshop and other relevant teaching and learning methods, either as face-to-face, online, hybrid or TOTAL LMS.
Learning Management System (LMS)
Learning Management System (LMS) is Mega Jati ACADEMY's new feature in offering courses. The duration will be expanded suitably for working adults where you can learn at your own pace and conveniences.
All reading materials for this course will be made accessible to you through the lecture/course day. Notes for each module are often email or shared through given google drive link or provided in the LMS.
Who can attend the course?
Project Manager, Construction Manager, Professional Engineer, Quantity Surveyor, Site Supervisor, Inspector of Work, Clerk of Work, Young Engineers, and related construction personnel from Main Contractor, Sub-Contractor, Developer, Consultant, PMC who wish to establish your career path.
- Professional Diploma from UniMAP, or
Professional Bachelor from UniMAP, or
Professional Master from UniMAP, or and with
Certificate of Attendande from MJA, and
Transcript from CIDB (for COMPETENT and NOT YET COMPETENT), and
Sijil Kompetensi Kemahiran Pembinaan (SKKP) Level 4 for Professional Diploma, or
Sijil Kompetensi Kemahiran Pembinaan (SKKP) Level 5 for Professional Bachelor, or
Sijil Kompetensi Kemahiran Pembinaan (SKKP) Level 6 for Professional Master
- 200 CCD CIDB points from MJA for Professional Master and Professional Bachelor
120 CCD CIDB points from MJA for Professional Diploma
110 CPD MBOT points from MJA for either Professional Master or Professional Diploma. Link to MBOT CPD assessment page.
Candidates are required to complete all learning modules and pass all assessments. Please browse the learning modules in (abc link)
10 to 12 months programs
Malaysian Board of Technologist (MBOT)
- Register as Tc. with MBOT for whom who are accredited with CIDB Competency Level 4
Register as Ts. with MBOT for whom who are accredited with CIDB Competency Level 5 and Level 6
Professional graduates will be awarded in University's convocation
Online Learning Requirement
You will need regular access to a computer with an internet connection. High speed broadband access (LAN, Cable or DSL) is highly recommended for the optimal learning experience.
4. Gather more information.
What happens after I apply?
DC Government reviews your application and mails you a letter with next steps. DC Government creates a scope of work for the construction/repairs.
You approve the scope of work.
DC Government finds a construction contractor.
You sign the documents for your grant.
You may need to leave your home for the construction period. DC Government can assist you with up to $2,000 in temporary relocation assistance.
The contractor completes the repairs to your home.
DC Government pays the contractor on your behalf.
You return to your home.
Are there any additional requirements I should know about?
If you are having repairs to your home that do not involve your roof, you may need to leave your home during the construction period. DC Government can help pay for temporary relocation costs.
Who should I contact if I have questions?
I still need help repairing my home. What should I do?
Frequently Asked Questions
Do all eligible applicants get financial assistance?
Yes. If approved, DC Government will cover the cost of the work up to the limit. This means if the project costs $5,000, DC Government will pay the contractor $5,000. If the project costs $30,000, then DC Government will pay the contractor $30,000.
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This page was last updated February 2021.