(a) In general
(b) Eligible recipientsHome repair services shall be provided to homeowners who—
own and reside in the dwellings for which services are provided;
are members of low-income families.
(c) Permitted restrictionsGuidelines for the model program shall require that—
preferences be provided for (A) very low-income families, and (B) individuals with intense need characterized by noneconomic factors such as physical and mental disabilities, language barriers, and cultural, social, or geographical isolation caused by racial or ethnic status that restricts the ability of an individual to perform normal daily tasks or that threatens the capacity of the individual to live independently;