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Consolidated Plan Outreach

The Community Development Department is beginning outreach for public input on the five-year Consolidated Plan as required by the US Department of Housing and Urban Department (HUD). This plan will outline the use of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME), and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funds. The primary use of these funds [...]

Appreciating Local Businesses for Great Neighbor Appreciation Week

The City of Peoria has a strong community of small and locally-owned businesses. For Great Neighbor Appreciation Week, the Community Development Department wants to show appreciation to the hard work and dedication of our small business community with hand-written notes and window clings demonstrating our gratitude to all of the great products and services they [...]

Community Meetings for Revitalization Strategy

Council Members Moore and Riggenbach, in partnership with the Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA), will be hosting in-person community meetings to discuss a revitalization strategy for the Near Northside, Near Southside, and East Bluff neighborhoods. Creating a community revitalization plan recognizes that affordable housing is critical to the success of a community. Common important issues [...]

Down Payment Assistance

  This week, in coordination with LISC, PCCEO, and Peoria Opportunities Foundation, the City of Peoria provided $7,500 in Down Payment Assistance (DPA) to a three-person family in the East Bluff neighborhood on June 20, 2019. The funds for the DPA come from a grant that LISC received via the Illinois Attorney General’s Office, which [...]

2019 Great Neighbor Appreciation Week

The City of Peoria Community Development Department is excited to host its annual Great Neighbor Appreciation Week from July 8th to July 13th. This week-long celebration recognizes the people in our community who consistently go above and beyond to be a great neighbor. This is a week for neighbors to reach out to each other, [...]

2020 CDBG Public Service Applications

The 2020 CDBG Public Service applications are now available for nonprofit organizations and government organizations serving low-income residents of the City of Peoria. Funding is available in one of eight issue areas outlined in the application. It is mandatory for interested agencies to attend one of the two application training sessions. Sessions will be held [...]

Local Foods Local Places: From Conversation to Action

Local Foods Local Places • May 2019 from Videogenique on Vimeo. On May 22-23, the Local Foods, Local Places workshop was held at 214 Pecan Street, Peoria, IL. The goal of the workshop was to create tangible next steps for stakeholders to address community needs around food. Prior to the workshop, there were two tours [...]

City Receives Funding for Demolishing Abandoned Properties

The Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) has announced an Abandoned Property Program Round Four grant award to the city of Peoria Community Development Department in the amount of $55,000. The funds will be used for demolition of abandoned residential structures in the 61605 zip code in the city of Peoria. Since 2015, the Department has [...]

Local Foods, Local Places Workshop May 22-23, 2019

     On Wednesday, May 22 and Thursday, May 23, 2019, The Local Foods, Local Places (LFLP) workshop will be open for community members to visit and view the future plans for 1312 SW Adams St and the South Side of Peoria. The Local Foods, Local Places (LFLP) aims to create a financially sustainable healthy [...]

Community Revitalization Strategy

The City of Peoria, in partnership with the Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA), is undertaking a planning effort in the Near Northside, East Bluff, and Near Southside neighborhoods for 2019 which will result in the development of  a community revitalization strategy for each area. For the purposes of these surveys and the revitalization effort, the [...]

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