Community Development Press Releases


Please see below for press releases regarding the Community Development Department.  For more press releases, refer to the "News & Calendar" section on the home page. 


  1. City Accepting Applications for Down Payment Assistance and Housing Rehabilitation

    The City is accepting applications for the Down Payment Assistance Program and the Housing Rehabilitation Program. Staff will accept applications until all funding has been distributed. Applicants to both programs must qualify under specific criteria. Read on...
  2. Applications for the 2023 Roof Program Lottery will Open on January 17

    The 2023 Roof Program Lottery, which helps low-income homeowners with roof repairs, will open on Tuesday, January 17 at 8:00 AM and conclude on Friday, February 10 at 5:00 PM. A lottery will be held on Tuesday, February 14th at 10:00 AM. Read on...
  3. Prairie State Legal and City of Peoria Hosted a Virtual Renter Education Presentation

    On Tuesday, December 20, at 12:00 PM, Prairie State Legal Services and staff from the Community Development Department hosted a 30-minute informational session entitled, “Resources for Residents/Know Your Rights. Read on...
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