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COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

2022 Violence Prevention Program Funding Available

The 2022 Violence Prevention Program Funding application is now available and is due on Friday, September 9 at 2 PM CT. This grant provides funding for programming focused on place-based efforts and supportive services to prevent crime and promote neighborhood safety.

The following items must be submitted via email to grants@peoriagov.org prior to this deadline:

 

 

Questions about the application?

Violence-Prevention-Program-Guidelines-FINAL_1660570990.pdf Violence Prevention Program Guidelines

2022-Violence-Prevention-FAQ-9.2.22_1662148779.pdf 2022 Violence Prevention FAQ 9.2.22

Click HERE to view the Application Training Session

 

The Frequently Asked Questions Guide will be updated weekly as questions arise. To be added to an email list to receive notifications of these updates, please email grants@peoriagov.org.

Homeowner Housing Rehabilitation Program

The Housing Rehabilitation Program is a two-year match grant program that provides between $3,000 to $15,000 to income-qualified homeowners within Qualifying Census Tracts of single-family properties. This program provides assistance towards certain permanent building and site improvements. The purpose of this program is to increase the owner-occupancy rate within the census tract, improve the outward appearance of homes, and increase the assessed valuation of properties within the City.

To apply for the Homeowner Housing Rehabilitation Program click HERE.

For the program policy & procedures click HERE_1661372507.pdf HERE.

All applicants must meet all the following eligibility requirements:

  • Must live in the City of Peoria.
  • Must have current homeowners insurance
  • Must be at or below 120% of the area median income (AMI) by household size
  • Cannot owe the City any outstanding debt
  • Cannot have any outstanding code violations
  • Must be current on property taxes
  • Must live within a Qualified Census Tract

To determine if your property is located within a QCT click HERE.

  • Total household income must be at or below the following limits:
    • 1 person household: $64,200
    • 2 person household: $73,320
    • 3 person household: $82,440
    • 4 person household: $91,560
    • 5 person household: $99,000
    • 6 person household: $106,320
    • 7 person household: $113,640
    • 8 person household: $120,960

 

To view the application training video, click HERE

For questions, please contact Project Coordinator Lane Andrews at 309.494.8636 or landrews@peoriagov.org.

Striving to educate, encourage, and serve community members to create a healthier and more positive Peoria.

Appreciate Peoria Logo_WEB_Full Color

The City of Peoria Community Development Department launched AppreciatePeoria.com.

With an emphasis on storytelling and a user-friendly experience, this new digital space turns the focus away from the specific job functions of the department and instead highlights the great things happening in neighborhoods across Peoria and shares the impact that our staff has on the community as whole.

For more questions about the Community Development Department, please contact 309-494-8600. 

 

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