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Posted on: February 14, 2024 | Last Modified on: November 22, 2023

City of Peoria is Launching Utility Assistance Program Lottery

The city of Peoria is accepting applications for the Utility Assistance Program Lottery from Monday, February 19th through Friday, March 8th at 2:00 PM. This program pays overdue gas and electric bills for residents who are at risk of having their power d...

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Community Development | Press Releases
Posted on: February 12, 2024

City of Peoria Launches Non-Profit Capital Program

The city of Peoria will be accepting applications for the Non-Profit Capital Program from Monday, February 12th at 9:00 AM through Friday, March 8th at 2:00 PM. This program supports local non-profits that serve low-income community members in Peoria.

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Community Development | Press Releases
Posted on: February 6, 2024

City of Peoria Accepting Down Payment Assistance Applications

The Down Payment Assistance Program is open and the city of Peoria is accepting applications on a rolling basis. 

The Down Payment Assistance Program provides help to prospective homeowners to purchase a home in a Qualified Census Tract (QCT). App...

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Community Development | Press Releases
Posted on: January 3, 2024

City Accepting Applications for 2024 Roof Program Lottery

PEORIA, IL (January 3, 2024) – The city of Peoria will be accepting applications for the 2024 Roof Program Lottery from Tuesday, January 16th through Friday, February 9th. This program helps low-income homeowners to finance needed roof ...

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Community Development | Press Releases
Posted on: November 22, 2023

City of Peoria to Host Open House Events to Promote Community Solar Program

The city of Peoria is partnering with Ampion Renewable Energy to provide an opportunity to income-eligible community members to sign up for a cost-saving community solar program. Interested individuals can attend one of two open houses scheduled for Novem...

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Community Development | Press Releases
Posted on: October 9, 2023

City of Peoria Hosts Two Free, Family-Friendly Halloween Events

The City is hosting two free, family-friendly trick-or-treat events in October: Trash-or-Treat and City Hall-O-Ween. 

Trash-Or-Treat: Saturday, October 21 | 9 AM – 11 AMJoin Community Development staff for a neighborhood litter ...

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Community Development | Press Releases
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Illinois Housing Development Authority Awards Funds to Demolish Vacant and Abandoned Properties

The city of Peoria was awarded $712,000 from the Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) through the Strong Communities Program. This year, $19 million dollars was distributed through the Strong Communities Program.  Peoria was one of 68 un...

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Community Development | Press Releases
Posted on: September 5, 2023

Code Enforcement Building Relationships through 100 Blocks in 100 Days Initiative

PEORIA, IL (September 5, 2023) The City of Peoria Community Development Department is launching the fourth annual 100 Blocks in 100 Days initiative on Tuesday, September 5.  The program continues through mid-December.

Over the next one hundred day...

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Community Development | Press Releases
Posted on: July 21, 2023

2024 CDBG Public Services Application Available Monday, July 24

The city of Peoria is accepting applications from not-for-profits, 501(c)3 organizations, and government agencies for 2024 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Public Services funding from Monday, July 24th, through Friday, September 1st

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Community Development | Press Releases
Posted on: April 10, 2023

City Accepting Applications for 2023 Violence Prevention Funding

The City will be accepting applications for 2023 Violence Prevention funding beginning Monday, April 10th at 8:00 AM through May 12th at 2:00 PM. This grant provides funding to non-profits, 501(c)3 organizations, and government agencies to offer violence ...

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Community Development | Press Releases
Posted on: April 4, 2023

Peoria Park District and City of Peoria to Host Press Conference on April 10

The public is invited to join representatives from the Peoria Park District and City of Peoria on Monday, April 10th at 10:30 am for a press conference and ribbon cutting to celebrate the improvements at Trewyn Park, 2219 S. Idaho Street. Improvements inc...

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Community Development | Press Releases
Posted on: March 27, 2023

City Launches Updated Peoria Cares Customer Service Portal and App

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The city of Peoria has partnered with SeeClickFix to announce an updated Peoria Cares request platform. For over ten years, Peoria Cares has been a free, easy, and convenient way of connecting with the City of Peoria. By phone, desktop, or app, c...

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