Machesney Park Offering Grants for Housing Rehab – 2019

Machesney Park Offering Grants for Housing Rehab - Village Accepting Homeowners’Applications Through July 26th

MACHESNEY PARK, IL (July 8, 2019) - Village officials announced on Tuesday that Machesney Park has been awarded a grant from the Illinois Housing Development Authority’s Housing Trust Fund Single-Family ehabilitation Program to help residents pay for needed improvements to their homes. The Village was awarded $428,132 to redistribute through grants to homeowners in order to facilitate repairs on approximately 11 homes. The purpose of the program is to assist low-income and very low-income homeowners with making repairs to their homes. Eligible improvements include the abatement of health and safety hazards through the repair or replacement of roofs, windows, siding, furnaces and air conditioners.

The Village will be accepting applications from homeowners for the Building Better Neighborhoods single-family rehabilitation grant program from Wednesday, July 10th through Friday, July 26lh at 4:00p. Winners will be drawn via lottery system on Wednesday, July 31st, at 3:00p in the board room at Village Hall (300 Roosevelt Road). “Everyone is welcome to attend and observe the lottery drawing,” said Penny Miller, the Village’s administrative Assistant in charge of administering the program.