For Contractors

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Johnson County contractors have an opportunity to obtain ongoing work throughout the year in support of the county’s HOME Rehabilitation program and Minor Home Repair program. Local contractors are needed to carry out housing rehab projects funded under both programs. 

The HOME and Minor Home Repair programs are always looking for well-skilled contractors to work on a wide variety of projects, including roofing, plumbing, HVAC, window and door installation, flooring replacement, concrete, siding, guttering, etc.

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Johnson County accepts new contractors for the HOME and Minor Home Repair programs throughout the year. Apply using the form below and email to Sue Carter at

Contractor Application

What are the benefits of the program for Johnson County licensed contractors?

Year-Round Work in All Trades 

The HOME and Minor Home Repair programs provide a steady workflow of projects year-round for all the trades: roofing, plumbing, framing, HVAC, concrete/masonry, electrical, carpentry, metal work, general contractors (GC), etc. 

Detailed Work Scopes Provided 

Each project assignment will be accompanied by a detailed scope of work provided by a Johnson County Housing Rehab Specialist.  

Personalized Support on Each Project 

Johnson County’s Housing Rehab Specialists provide support on every project. This includes providing project scopes and acting as the liaison between contractor and client. Contractors will always have an assigned Johnson County staff member serving as a project manager to contact with any questions and concerns. We handle the project details so contractors can handle the work. We aim to provide a smooth process for our program contractors.

Readymade Projects Provided to Contractors 

Projects for Johnson County’s HOME and Minor Home Repair programs are identified, scoped out and organized by Johnson County Rehab Specialist. There is no need for the contractors to look for work or market themselves to potential clients. We bring the work to you. 

Prompt Payment Process 

Johnson County’s HOME and Minor Home Repair programs have been funded by the Department of Housing and Urban Development since 1994. Program funds are steady and reliable. Payment for completed projects are timely and easy via direct deposit or check. 

Wide Range of Job Site Locations 

Johnson County’s HOME and Minor Home Repair programs provide job opportunities all over the county, providing the chance for our contractors to work in a variety of different residential areas.  

Wide Range of Project Types 

With both programs, project types will range from smaller projects like installation of grab bars for accessibility, replacement of smaller systems such as HVAC, to larger whole home rehabilitation projects that could include replacement of windows, doors, flooring, siding and guttering all in one project. This provides flexibility to our contractors to choose projects that are best suited for their company to take on. Our smaller projects could also offer great opportunities for training and learning for beginner contractors or provide steady work to fill between larger projects. 

Steady Work 

Johnson County’s HOME and Minor Home Repair programs take projects year-round. There is no off season for us, and our programs will always have projects available for interested contractors.

FAQ for Contractors

How do I get started?

Apply! Fill out the contractor application to get started. County staff members can assist you with further questions once we receive your initial application.

What are the qualifications?

Contractors need to be licensed with Johnson County and registered with This registration is free and information is available at See additional requirements about insurance and other details in the information packet.

What trades are available for work?

Johnson County has work available for all trades, including roofing, plumbing, framing, HVAC, concrete/masonry, electrical, carpentry, metal work, general contractors (GC), etc.

Where are the projects located?

Projects are available throughout Johnson County; Overland Park, Olathe, Lenexa, Shawnee, Mission, Prairie Village, Edgerton, De Soto, Merriam, Roeland Park, Westwood, as well as unincorporated areas of Johnson County.

I am a commercial contractor. Can I do residential projects?

Yes. In Johnson County, commercial contractors can take on residential projects.

How do I get projects?

Once you are an approved contractor in our program, Johnson County’s HOME and Minor Home Repair programs use a sealed bid process to award projects. Once active in our system, the county will send you a welcome letter with sample estimates and bid notices to help you get started. Interested contractors can request more information on this process.


For general Johnson County HOME and MHR Program questions, please contact: 

Adrienne Fight 
Deputy Director of Housing Services 
Office: 913-715-6602

For questions about contractor eligibility and/or submitting an application, please contact: 

Sue Carter 
Housing Rehabilitation Program Assistant
Office: 913-715-6612