The application period for 2022-2023 Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funding will open at 8:00 AM on Tuesday, September 7th and close at 5:00 PM on Wednesday, October 13th. The city of Peoria receives ESG funding each year from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Funding must be used to provide services [...]
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Due to inclement weather, the Downtown Cleanup scheduled for Thursday, 7/29 from 11 AM - 1 PM in partnership with Peoria Innovation Alliance, Big Picture Peoria, Keep Peoria Beautiful, and PeoriaCorps is postponed to a future date. Stay tuned to @AppreciatePeoria on Instagram, www.AppreciatePeoria.com, or www.peoriagov.org for information on a future date. Contact Neighborhood Enhancement [...]
The city of Peoria Community Development Department is hosting its annual Great Neighbor Appreciation Week from July 24th to July 30th. This week celebrates and honors the contributions of those in our community who consistently go above and beyond to be a great neighbor. Saturday, July 24th Riverfront Market, 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM, [...]
The application period for 2022 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Public Services funding will open at 8:00 AM on Monday, July 26th and close at 3:00 PM on Friday, September 3rd. This funding is available to not-for-profits, 501(c)3 organizations, and government agencies to provide services to low- and moderate-income persons. Eligible applications will be reviewed [...]
The Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) announced an Abandoned Property Program Round Five grant award to the city of Peoria Community Development Department in the amount of $45,000. The funds will be used for demolition of abandoned residential structures in the 61605 zip-code in the City. Since 2015, the department has been awarded over $430,000 [...]
The city of Peoria is one of twelve cities across four states that have been selected to send a delegation to the 2022 Vacant Property Leadership Institute (VPLI), a training program focused on equipping leaders with the skills to address vacant, abandoned, and deteriorated properties for the benefit of their communities. Made possible through the [...]
The IHDA Community Revitalization Plan for the Near Northside, Near Southside, and East Bluff neighborhoods are available for public review before they are presented to the Planning and Zoning Commission at 1:00 PM on July 1st at City Hall, Room 400. The Community Revitalization Plan is available for public review via this link Housing Needs Assessment [...]
The Tireless Project will collect unwanted tires on Saturday, May 22nd. The collection site is located at JIMAX, 2000 W Clark Street, Peoria, IL 61607 and is open to City of Peoria residents only. The hours of collection are 9:00 AM- 11:00 AM but may end earlier if the trailer reaches its capacity of 1,000 [...]
On May 11th, 2021, the Peoria City Council approved the creation of the City of Peoria Land Bank which will operate as a Division of the city of Peoria Community Development Department. A Land Bank Board, comprised of elected leaders, city officials and community stakeholders, will create a strategy to oversee the work and direction [...]
The City of Peoria Community Development Department is celebrating Building Safety Month this May. The month-long public awareness campaign, in its 41st year, is designed to help individuals, families, and businesses understand the importance of safe and sustainable structures in our community while highlighting the important role that building safety plays in maintaining public safety. [...]