City offers free paint to those living in targeted areas
04/06/2011 12:00 AM
04/06/2011 10:45 AM
WICHITA — The city of Wichita is using a federal program to offer free paint for people who meet income guidelines and whose property is in targeted areas, the city announced today.
The targeted area is bounded by I-235, Pawnee, 25th Street North and Hillside. It also includes some areas in Hilltop and Planeview neighborhoods.
Qualified property owners are eligible for up to $200 in paint. The annual income limit for a single-person household is $35,700 and $50,950 for a four-person household.
Seniors and people with certain disabilities may also qualify for a grant to defray costs of painting.
The program runs through Sept 15 and is funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. For more information, call the city's Neighborhood Improvement Services Division at 462-3713.
Join the Discussion
The Wichita Eagle is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.