Free Paint Available for Eligible Homeowners

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Housing and Human Services Division in Kansas City is giving away free paint to eligible homeowners. Participants may choose paint colors and receive other supplies.

Eligible residents must complete an application to receive paint, primer, caulking and other supplies related to the painting of their home. The total cost of the paint supplies cannot exceed $500.

Applicants must also:

  •     Reside in Kansas City, Mo.
  •     Own and live in the property to be painted
  •     Own only one property

Meet these household income guidelines:

  •         One person – $41,100
  •         Two people – $46,950
  •         Three people – $52,800
  •         Four people – $58,650
  •         Five people – $63,350
  •         Six people – $68,050
  •         Seven people – $72,750
  •         Eight or more people – $77,450

Paint recipients must make all necessary repairs and properly prepare their home for painting prior to receiving their supplies. After an inspector determines a house is ready to be painted, a voucher will be awarded to the recipients, which allows them to choose an in-store color of Porter paint; no color matching will be done.

To download an application, please visit click here.

For more information or to request an application via mail, call the Housing and Human Services Division, at 816-513-3025.

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