Community Development Department Invites Neighbors to Coffee with Code

On Tuesday, June 7th from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM, the Community Development Department is inviting neighbors for Coffee with Code. The event will be held at the Peoria Public Library- Main Branch at 107 NE Monroe St in the lower-level auditorium. Coffee with Code gives residents and community members the opportunity to meet their [...]

Community Development Department Invites Neighbors to Coffee with Code2022-06-02T09:48:10-05:00

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

Community Members Encouraged to Develop a Property Maintenance Plan

As the weather warms and grass begins to grow, the Code Enforcement Division of the Community Development Department is encouraging residents to develop a maintenance plan for yard work and property maintenance issues. A comprehensive environmental property maintenance plan should address grass, weeds, litter and debris, yard waste, and inoperable vehicles.   Grass and weeds [...]

Community Members Encouraged to Develop a Property Maintenance Plan2022-05-16T15:54:33-05:00

City Awards over $560,000 to Assist Eight Nonprofits Through the Nonprofit Capital Program

The City of Peoria is funding capital improvement projects at eight local nonprofit agencies that serve Peoria community members in low-income households through the Nonprofit Capital Program. Applications were reviewed by the CDBG (Community Development Block Grant) Public Services Advisory Commission and agencies were notified of the funding decision following City Council approval on Tuesday, [...]

City Awards over $560,000 to Assist Eight Nonprofits Through the Nonprofit Capital Program2022-05-13T08:42:16-05:00

Community Development Department Celebrates Building Safety Month

The City of Peoria Community Development Department is celebrating Building Safety Month in May. The month-long public awareness campaign 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. The theme this year [...]

Community Development Department Celebrates Building Safety Month2022-05-05T14:10:30-05:00

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 Great American Cleanup

On Saturday the 23rd, the Community Development Department participated in the Great American Clean Up!  Many of our staff members joined about 20 Neighborhood Associations across Peoria to pick up litter and beautify our community.  Thank you to everyone that participated, including our staff members, neighborhood leaders, residents, and volunteers. While it is important to [...]

2022 Great American Cleanup2022-04-25T09:51:21-05:00
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