The Housing & Community Development Department provides resources to homeowners and property owners to rehabilitate, weatherize, and beautify their properties. Programs increase community pride, foster relationships, and increase property values.
Accessibility Rehabilitation Program
This program provides forgivable loans to homeowners to provide physical accessibility in housing units.
Historic Preservation Revolving Loan Fund Program This program provides preservation loans to property owners in four (4) primarily residential historic districts for EXTERIOR rehabilitation projects that meet the Secretary of the Interiors Standards for Rehabilitation. Historic Preservation Revolving Loan Fund Program and Application
Historic Preservation Housing Forgivable Loan Program This program provides preservation loans (in the form of a forgivable loan) to income-qualifying owner-occupants and to qualified non-profit organizations in any local historic district or City-designated Landmark for specific EXTERIOR rehabilitation projects that preserve the original building materials and character-defining features of a home. *There are currently no funds available for this program. Historic Preservation Housing Forgivable Loan Program and Application
Home Repair Program
This program provides a loan to qualified applicants to do minor repairs to improve conditions of their home.
Lead Hazard Control & Healthy Homes Program The lead program aims to prevent lead poisoning by making homes lead safe. Eligibility qualifications are as follows: applicants live in a house built before 1978; have a child under the age of 6 that lives in or visits the home frequently (or applicant household includes a pregnant woman); and household meets the income guidelines.