The city of Peoria has launched a Utility Assistance Program to provide utility bill relief to households impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. A total of $300,000 has been dedicated to the Utility Assistance Program, providing up to six consecutive months of payments for delinquent electric, gas, or water bills to approved applicants. The Utility [...]
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The Tireless Project will launch its seasonal collection of unwanted tires on the day of the Great American Cleanup, Saturday, April 24th. 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 [...]
On March 19, the Illinois Commerce Commission issued a press release announcing how utility companies will handle utility shut offs after the current shut-off moratorium ends on March 31st. Customers facing disconnection must call their utility to avoid disconnection. Starting April 1, 2021, Illinois American Water, the Greater Peoria Sanitary and Sewer District, and Ameren [...]
The city of Peoria Community Development Department will host a public meeting on March 2nd from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM regarding a special use request for a car wash at 1217 W Glen Avenue and 4926 N University Street. The public is invited to attend and provide comments or ask questions. The meeting will [...]
The code of the city of Peoria requires that owners and operators of any residential unit supply sufficient heat to maintain the room temperature of 65 degrees Fahrenheit during the hours of 8:30 AM – 10:30 PM each day and no less than 60 degrees Fahrenheit during other hours. If you are renting a property [...]
Earlier this month, the first Community First class of police recruits graduated from the Police Training Institute in Champaign, Illinois. These four police recruits served the city of Peoria as Code Enforcement Aides in the Community Development Department for over 4 months this year where they gained experience working with residents, meeting neighborhood leaders, helping [...]
The Illinois Housing Development Authority announced that the city of Peoria will receive $200,000 in grant funding through the Strong Communities Program. Over the next three years, this will allow the City to demolish 15-20 vacant and abandoned residential properties in the 61605-area code that are beyond rehabilitation or repair. Over the last five years, [...]
The City of Peoria is accepting applications for the 2021 Roof Repair Program. Basic contact information is being collected for a lottery. If selected for the lottery, applicants will need to provide additional income and household information to determine eligibility. A total of 20 households will receive a roof repair/replacement worth up to $15,000. Please [...]
The Tireless Project will hold its monthly collection of unwanted tires on Saturday, August 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 [...]
The Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) will offer two emergency assistance programs for individuals experiencing a loss of income due to the COVID-19 public health emergency: an Emergency Rent Assistance program and an Emergency Mortgage Assistance program. The Emergency Rent Assistance program aims to assist 30,000 renters who are delinquent on their rent, have lost [...]