Starting Wednesday, February 21st-Wednesday, March 7, 2018, the City of Peoria will be taking applications for the 2018 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Roof Program. This annual program is to assist low income homeowners unable to afford needed roof repairs. There are 20 available openings for the roof program this year.

Interested applicants may come to City Hall, 419 Fulton Street, Room 300 during regular business hours between Wednesday, February 21st-March 7th from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. to submit a household for the lottery by completing an entry form. Entries will also be accepted during evening hours on February 21st from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm in Room 404. Entry forms may only be submitted in person.

The lottery drawing will be held on March 9 at 1:00 p.m. at City Hall Room 400. Entrants are not required to be present. All entrants will be contacted via phone or mail by staff members following the drawing.The first 20 selected entries in the lottery will have one week to submit an application with all the required documentation. If the appropriate documentation is not complete within the week, City staff will contact the next household on the list.

To be eligible for the program, households must have an adjusted gross income at or below 80% of the area median income by household size, as calculated by HUD.  For complete eligibility, please view the application materials at  http://www.peoriagov.org/content/uploads/2012/11/2018-Roof-Program-Notice_1516228028_add.pdf.

For questions, please contact the Community Development Grants Management Division at 494-8600.