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City of Peoria Launches Down Payment Assistance Program for Homebuyers

On Wednesday, May 25th, the city of Peoria Community Development Department launched the 2022 Down Payment Assistance Program. This program will provide homebuyers within Qualifying Census Tracts (QCTs) down payment assistance of either $5,000 or up to 10% of the purchase price of a single-family home purchase at or below $125,000 with a primary mortgage. [...]

City of Peoria Launches Down Payment Assistance Program for Homebuyers2022-05-26T15:05:06-05:00

City of Peoria Supports Neighborhoods Through 2022 Neighborhood Mini Grant Program

On Monday, May 2nd, the city of Peoria will launch a Neighborhood Mini Grant Program funded through the 2021 American Rescue Plan Act. This program will be offered in 2022 and 2023 to provide neighborhood and homeowner associations with an opportunity to engage community members and improve neighborhood through outreach efforts, events, and projects.   Under this [...]

City of Peoria Supports Neighborhoods Through 2022 Neighborhood Mini Grant Program2022-05-02T15:03:00-05:00

2022 Community Cleanups Kick Off with Two Cleanup Events

As many of you probably have noticed, with the warmer temperatures and snow melting, litter is everywhere! This week, staff will start our Community Cleanup program where we work side by side with volunteers and community leaders to clean up litter throughout our community.  We will continue to host these 'pop-up events' throughout the spring [...]

2022 Community Cleanups Kick Off with Two Cleanup Events2022-03-15T09:30:24-05:00

2022-2023 ESG Application Available on Tuesday, September 7

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 [...]

2022-2023 ESG Application Available on Tuesday, September 72021-09-01T17:11:09-05:00

POSTPONED- Downtown Cleanup at Fulton Plaza from 11 AM -1 PM Cancelled

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 [...]

POSTPONED- Downtown Cleanup at Fulton Plaza from 11 AM -1 PM Cancelled2021-07-29T10:54:23-05:00

2021 Great Neighbor Appreciation Week

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, [...]

2021 Great Neighbor Appreciation Week2021-07-25T11:50:56-05:00

2022 CDBG Public Services Application Available on Monday, July 26th

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 [...]

2022 CDBG Public Services Application Available on Monday, July 26th2021-07-22T10:12:49-05:00

City of Peoria Granted $45,000 in Round 5 of the Abandoned Property Program

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 [...]

City of Peoria Granted $45,000 in Round 5 of the Abandoned Property Program2021-07-07T11:16:16-05:00

City of Peoria Selected to Tackle Vacant and Abandoned Properties at Leadership Institute

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 [...]

City of Peoria Selected to Tackle Vacant and Abandoned Properties at Leadership Institute2021-06-22T17:36:25-05:00
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