Home & Property Improvements
Living in and loving a Shaker home can be a major undertaking.
The good news: the City of Shaker Heights, Cuyahoga County, and area nonprofits offer a variety of programs to help. This page will provide you with resources to help get the job done, including funding options, City requirements, technical assistance, and more.
New in 2021!
The City is partnering with Home Repair Resource Center (HRRC) to expand resources available to residents to help them maintain their homes. This expanded suite of services includes:
- City-funded grants to address home repairs and maintenance
- Access to HRRC’s Tool Library for borrowing a selection of hundreds of tools
- Home repair classes and workshops for Shaker residents
- Download a brochure (PDF) with helpful information about these programs and services
The City helped connect this resident to resources to get the job done.
What you need to know about permitting, plan review, and inspection processes for all construction activities in the City.
Read tips on how to find the right contractor for you project.
There are several specialty loan programs available in our area for financing repair and improvement work.
The City funds a suite of grant programs to assist residents in repairing and maintaining their home.
Find information resources, technical assistance, classes, and other help for your project.
Quickly access frequently asked questions about property maintenance, permits, inspections, and more.