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2020 Neighborhood Reception

February 3, 2020 (Peoria, IL) On Thursday, March 19th, the city of Peoria will host the 2020 Neighborhood Reception at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 3601 N North Street, Peoria, Illinois, 61604, from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM. The public is invited to an evening of entertainment, refreshments, and fun.  This event will celebrate the accomplishments of neighborhood [...]

Adequate Heating Supply

Peoria, IL (January 21st, 2020) As Winter continues, the city of Peoria Community Development Department would like to remind residents of the importance of the following city codes as temperatures drop. Every owner and operator of any building who rents, leases or lets one or more dwelling units, rooming unit, dormitory or guestroom on terms [...]

Wheelchair Grant Changes Lives in Peoria


City to Hold Lottery for CDBG Roof Program Applications

On Monday, February 3, a lottery will be held for 20 openings for the 2020 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Roof Program.  This annual program assists low-income homeowners who are unable to afford needed roof repairs. On Monday, February 3 at 8:00 a.m., applicants can come to City Hall, 419 Fulton Street, Room 203 (Development [...]

Trash-or-Treat with RPCA

This past Saturday, October 26, 2019, the Community Development Department partnered with the Renaissance Park Community Association Park to host the City’s annual Trash-or-Treat litter clean-up. RPCA invited members of Bradley’s BradleyServe to participate in the clean-up along Main Street. Through this event, Bradley students helped beautify the City’s streets and neighborhoods for this upcoming [...]

HUD Consolidated Plan Survey Results

Consolidated Plan - Survey Results Report The City of Peoria is excited to release the results of its HUD Consolidated Plan survey. City staff had a great time attending over 35 events and meetings to discuss housing, community, and homeless needs—and more—with area residents. Community partners were instrumental in distributing the survey through their networks, [...]

Reclaiming Vacant Properties Conference 2019

  The Community Development Department was invited to present at the Center for Community Progress National Vacant Property Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. City staff members Joe Dulin and Megan Nguyen presented information on the City of Peoria innovative Code Enforcement programs. For more information, please contact Assistant Community Development Director Joe Dulin at jdulin@peoriagov.org.

Consolidated Plan at East Bluff

This Monday, August 12th, Grants Manager Kathryn Murphy led a presentation and discussion on the HUD Consolidated Plan. Ms. Murphy provided information on the general regulations from HUD on the use of grant funds as well as the specific ways the City implements its HUD funds, some of which includes the roof repair program, emergency [...]

Consolidated Plan at North End Mercado

As part of its outreach efforts for the HUD Consolidated Plan, the Community Development Department attended the North End Mercado on Saturday, August 10. Staff members discussed the Consolidated Plan and associated processes with community members. They also handed out surveys, available here in English and Spanish, on how citizens think the City’s HUD allocation should be [...]

East Bluff Neighborhood Sweep

Last Friday, August 9, The Peoria Police Department collaborated with the City of Peoria’s Code Enforcement, Fire Department, Parking Enforcement, Peoria County Animal Protection Services (PCAPS), Peoria Disposal Company (PDC), and Jimax to conduct a joint cleanup effort in the East Bluff neighborhood. Code Enforcement Inspectors joined with residents to address City Ordinance and code [...]