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Posted on: January 30, 2023

City of Peoria Warming Centers Open

The National Weather Service Office in Lincoln, Illinois has announced that temperatures will be below normal today through Wednesday, February 1, with below-zero wind chill temperatures throughout our region.  

Warming stations are available at t...

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Posted on: January 20, 2023

City Accepting Applications for Down Payment Assistance and Housing Rehabilitation

The City is accepting applications for the Down Payment Assistance Program and the Housing Rehabilitation Program. Staff will accept applications until all funding has been distributed. Applicants to both programs must qualify under specific criteria.&...

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

Applications for the 2023 Roof Program Lottery will Open on January 17

The 2023 Roof Program Lottery, which helps low-income homeowners with roof repairs, will open on Tuesday, January 17 at 8:00 AM and conclude on Friday, February 10 at 5:00 PM.

To qualify for the Roof Program, applicants must: 

  • Own their ho...
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Community Development | Press Releases
Posted on: December 21, 2022

Economic Development Department Concludes RISE Program, Distributes $1.4M to Area Businesses

City of Peoria Economic Development Department Concludes RISE Program  

$1.4M Allocated to area businesses through ARPA funds

December 21, 2022 (Peoria, IL) The city of Peoria’s Economic Development Department has concluded its inaugural ...

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Economic Development | Press Releases
Posted on: December 20, 2022

City of Peoria Warming Centers and Holiday Closures

The National Weather Service Office in Lincoln, Illinois has issued a Winter Storm Watch for Thursday Morning until late Friday night.  Blizzard conditions and wind gusts as high as 50 miles per hour are possible.  

The City provides warm...

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Posted on: December 8, 2022

Cold Weather Safety Information for Renters and Homeowners

Peoria IL (December 6, 2022)   The city of Peoria Community Development Department would like to remind community members of two winter weather safety items: heating requirements for rental units and the Emergency Repair Program for homeowners.

He...

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Posted on: December 8, 2022

11/24/22 Shooting Investigation

(PEORIA, IL) Thursday, November 24, 2022, at approximately 8:16 p.m. Peoria Police were informed a two-year old child with a gunshot wound had arrived at a local hospital. The injury the child sustained is serious, but not-life-threatening.

During the cour...

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