Open Enrollment Starts for California Earthquake Brace and Bolt Retrofitting Grant

Posted November 11, 2021, under Blog

If you live in California and are in need of earthquake retrofitting, you may be able to qualify for the Earthquake Brace and Bolt (EBB) program through California.

The program offers $5 million to residents in 395 eligible zip codes across California. These zip codes are chosen by the state based on their seismic risk.

Since the program first launched in 2013, the Earthquake Brace and Bolt program has helped more than 15,000 homeowners pay for their home retrofitting costs with their grants.

“Bolting houses to their foundations and bracing the crawl space walls can help Californians protect their families, their homes and their investments,” Janiele Maffei, chief mitigation officer of the California Earthquake Authority, said to CBS in a statement.”

In fact, households earning less than or equal to $72,080 a year may qualify for additional grants through the state which may cover the entire costs of the retrofitting.

“We’re pleased to extend additional support to income-eligible homeowners to help cover up to 100% of the cost of a seismic retrofit, and we encourage all eligible homeowners in EBB ZIP Codes to apply for funding now,” Maffei said.

You can find a complete list of the eligible zip codes by clicking here. The deadline for all Earthquake Brace and Bolt applications is Dec. 1st.

If you live in Los Angeles, it’s important to be proactive about earthquake preparation and safety. One of the most effective ways to protect yourself, your loved ones, and your property is to have your home retrofitted for earthquakes.

If you think your home is in need of foundation repair, foundation replacement and/or earthquake retrofitting, contact Julian Construction today and we will send one of our foundation specialists out to conduct a free, thorough inspection with a quote for repair.

We have extensive experience serving our Los Angeles community and nearby regions. In fact, Julian Construction has inspected over 30,000 structures in the area!

Julian Construction was formed in 1994 and our focus has always been on building foundations, doing foundation repair and replacement, earthquake retrofitting, and house leveling.

When you work with Julian Construction, you get the principles of the company and the workers of Julian Construction under your home.

And in order to keep foundation repair affordable for our customers, we offer a price guarantee — because we know our quote for repair will represent your very best value.

Give us a call at (323) 733-3377 to schedule your free inspection or complete the inspection request form.

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