Tool Rental Assistance Program

The Tool Rental Assistance Program is designed to encourage exterior home improvement projects. Owners of residential properties are eligible to use up to $500 in rental tools such as paint sprayers, ladders, power saws, air compressors, and roto tillers. Contact the Neighborhood Services Bureau at (562) 570-6866 to request an application.

WHAT IS THE TOOL RENTAL PROGRAM?
The Tool Rental Program is designed to encourage exterior home improvement projects. It provides a Voucher to eligible residential property owners for the use of up to $500 in rental tools for property repairs.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
Property owners of single-family, owner occupied properties are eligible (single-family property is defined as 1 to 4 units.) Federal income limits apply for the owner and tenants/occupants household.

WHAT KINDS OF TOOLS ARE ELIGIBLE?
Tools or equipments used in property improvement, such as paint sprayers, ladders, roto tillers, chainsaws, lawnmowers, etc. Trucks and trailers are not eligible.

WILL I BE REIMBURSED FOR RENTING TOOLS?
No. The City has contracted with a designated vendor to provide tools under this program. You will receive a Voucher that authorizes the vendor to provide you with up to $500 in tool rentals.

HOW DO I APPLY FOR TOOL RENTAL ASSISTANCE?
You must complete an application form and submit it to the Neighborhood Services staff. Upon receipt of your completed application, ownership of the property will be verified and eligibility will be determined.

HOW WILL I KNOW IF I QUALIFY?
After your eligibility is confirmed, a Certificate of Eligibility will be mailed to you in the next funding round.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL THE NEIGHBORHOOD SERVICES BUREAU AT (562) 570-6866.