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Ellsworth home improvement loans available

The Village of Ellsworth now has monies available to loan out for home improvements as of Jan. 31.

Village Clerk Peggy Nelson reported at a March 4 village board meeting that Ellsworth's Revolving Loan Fund has a balance of $55,777.36 and she will be issuing announcements for residents interested.

According to a recent notice from Nelson, low- and moderate-income (LMI) homeowners and renters may apply for 0 percent loans and landlords are also eligible who agree to rent their LMI household for at least five years.

Loan amounts typically range from $15,000 to $20,000.

Eligible repairs include plumbing, electrical, water heater, furnace, doors/ windows, interior walls, floors, ceilings, roof, foundation repairs, sewer/ water laterals, well/ septic and modifications for disabled individuals.

Those with questions may contact the Village's Housing Administrator at 800-472-7372 or email

Rachel Helgeson

Rachel Helgeson

(651) 301-7864