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 Center) to submit a household for the lottery by completing an entry form. Applications will be collected from Monday, February 3rd at 8:00 am and close on Friday, February 21st at 5:00 pm. Entry forms may only be submitted in person.
The lottery drawing will be held on Tuesday, February 25th at 10:00 am in City Hall Room 400 (City Council Chambers). Entrants are not required to be present. All entrants will be contacted via phone or mail by City staff in the days following the drawing.
The first 20 selected entries in the lottery must submit an application with all the required documentation by 5:00 pm on Friday, March 6th. If the appropriate documentation is not submitted by that time, City staff will contact the next household on the list. There is a limit of one entry per household, but there is no limit to the total number of households that may enter the lottery. An application help session will be held on Tuesday, March 3rd at 5:30 pm in Room 307 of City Hall.
To be eligible for the program, households must have an adjusted gross income at or below 80% of the area median income by household size, as calculated by HUD. The current income limit for a household of four people is $61,500.
Applicants must also meet all other CDBG eligibility requirements, including owning the home for at least one year, passing an interior and exterior inspection, and having active homeowners insurance. For complete eligibility, http://www.peoriagov.org/community-development/neighborhood-development-division/
Eligibility information is also posted in pdf form below.
For questions, please contact the Cassie Belter, Grants Coordinator, Community Development Department at (309) 494-8600.
2020 Roof Program Guidelines and Application