RainReady Home

RainReady Home partners with communities, developers, and property managers to deliver programs that help keep homes dry.

Our Services

RainReady Home helps property owners address:

  • Sewage backup in basements 
  • Seepage through foundations
  • Standing water in yards

RainReady Home provides:

  1. Flood Risk Assessments and Recommendations
  2. Smart Landscaping Designs
  3. Construction Support
  4. Resident Outreach and Education
  5. Grant Administration
  6. Flood Monitoring 

We prioritize solutions with multiple benefits, such as smart landscaping that manages stormwater, looks beautiful, and increases property values. Recommendations may also include paving, plumbing, masonry, or gutter system improvements.

Where We Work

RainReady Home programs are available in participating communities. See where we are working now.

Local governments and property managers interested in offering RainReady Home to their residents may contact RainReadyHome@cnt.org 

Looking for Help?

RainReady provides additional resources for homeowners who are not located in a participating community.

  • RainReady Socials 

Socials are interactive events that teach homeowners and their friends about their options for managing stormwater. RainReady will visit a home to give a presentation about the benefits of smart landscaping, demonstrate how to identify flooding issues, and discuss common solutions to flooding issues. To schedule a Social, email RainReadyInfo@cnt.org or call 773-269-2217.

  • My RainReady

My RainReady is a free, online self-assessment tool to evaluate  flooding risks and find solutions. After answering a series of guided questions, My RainReady provides customized recommendations for your home. Click here to use My RainReady.

  • Fact Sheets

Our fact sheets address many flooding topics. Read more here.