Rumson Home Improvement Program

Does your home need repairs?

The Borough invites you to apply to Rumson’s NEW Home Improvement Program

You can receive up to $22,000 in repairs

Eligible uses of the funds include replacement or repair to:

  • Roofs
  • Foundations
  • Heating & Electrical
  • Weatherization (windows, insulation, etc.)
  • Plumbing
  • And more!

If you live in Rumson, own your home, and your total gross annual household income falls below the income limit for your household size, you may qualify to participate in the program. (Income limits updated annually.)

Household Size
Maximum Income
  • There is no cost to apply and it does not affect your credit score
  • Funds are provided as a no interest (0%) ten year forgivable loan
  • There is no monthly payment
  • professional inspector oversees the process

Homeowner Handout

For more program information click here to read the Program Information Handout

Don’t miss this great opportunity

Submit an easy one page pre-application from the top bar of this website’s home page.  If you have additional questions, or if you do not have internet access, please contact the Program Administrator, Community Grants Planning & Housing at 609-642-9081 or E-mail

Funding also available for rental properties – Landlords to call for terms.

The Home Improvement Program is sponsored by the Borough of Rumson and funded by collected development fees.  

CGP&H stands for Community Grants, Planning and Housing. CGP&H administers municipal and county sponsored home improvement programs that service numerous towns throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania.