The DeKalb County Community Development Department will offer deferred payment, forgivable loans to assist senior and disabled homeowners with critical repairs to plumbing, electrical, HVAC, and roofing.  To be eligible, applicants must be at least 62 years of age or disabled and at least 21 years of age, own DeKalb County property that serves as their primary residence, and satisfy income and other eligibility requirements.

The DeKalb County Community Development Department will accept preliminary applications for the Special Purpose Home Repair program on January 17 – February 1, 2019. Preliminary applications and instructions for submission are available on the DeKalb County website ( or at the DeKalb County Senior Centers shown below:

DeKalb Atlanta Senior Center 

25 Warren Street

Atlanta, GA 30317

South DeKalb Senior/Community Center 

1931 Candler Road

Decatur, GA 30032

North DeKalb Senior/Community Center 

3393 Malone Drive

Chamblee, GA 30341

Lithonia Senior Center 

2484 Bruce Street

Lithonia, GA 30058

Lou Walker Senior Center

2358 Panola Road

Lithonia, GA 30058

Central DeKalb Senior Center 

1346 McConnell Dr.

Decatur, GA 30033


For further information, please call 404-371-2727.