2020 East Village Growth Cell TIF Housing Program to Launch in May

The 2020 East Village Growth Cell TIF Housing Program will be launched on Monday, May 4, 2020.  The East Village Growth Cell Tax Increment Financing District (TIF) Housing Program is a 50/50 matching grant program which provides up to $15,000 of assistance to property owners of single-family residential properties for certain exterior building and site improvements within the boundaries of the East Village Growth Cell TIF.

This year, the program is open to all single family residential property owners with funding for non-owner occupied property owners limited to 30% of the overall budget. The purpose of the East Village Growth Cell TIF Housing Program is to improve the outward appearance of homes and increase the assessed valuation of properties within the East Village Growth Cell Boundaries.

Applications will be available starting Monday, May 4, 2020 online at http://www.appreciatepeoria.com/evgc-housing-program or can be sent via US mail to applicants by request. For a paper application, please contact the Development Center at 309-494-8600.

Applications will be accepted via email at [email protected] or via US mail to the Community Development Department, Attn: Megan Nguyễn, 419 Fulton Street, Room 203, Peoria, IL 61602. Incomplete applications will not be accepted, and bids received under the 2019 program may need to be revised.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the dates listed above are subject to change. For more information on COVID-19 and the latest recommendations from public officials, please visit the Peoria City/County Health Department’s website at https://www.pcchd.org/289/COVID-19-Coronavirus or call 2-1-1.