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Posted on: February 1, 2019

Elgin's 2019 Historic Architectural Rehabilitation Grant Applications Available

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Elgin's 2019 Historic Architectural Rehabilitation Grant Applications Available 
Applications accepted through April 26

Elgin, IL - Applications for the 2019 Historic Architectural Rehabilitation Grant Program are available on the city’s website at cityofelgin.org/historicgrants and in person at the Community Development Department, City Hall, 150 Dexter Court, Elgin, IL 60120.  The deadline to submit applications and supporting documentation is Friday, April 26, 2019.
 
Since the inception of the program in 1995, the City has awarded more than 380 grants, assisting property owners with the completion of more than $8.1 million in rehabilitation projects.
 
The Historic Architectural Rehabilitation Grant Program provides residential property owners of structures in designated historic districts or landmarks with reimbursement grants of up to $20,000 for the restoration of exterior architectural features. 
 
The following grants are available:

50/50 Program

  • Reimbursement:  50% up to $20,000 maximum
  • Minimum total project cost to qualify:  $5,000
  • Project completion time:  18 months

75/25 Program

  • Reimbursement:  75% up to $20,000 maximum
  • Minimum total Project cost to qualify:  $2,500
  • Project completion time:  18 months 

Eligible applicants must be located within a historic district or be designated a landmark.

For information or applications for any of the programs contact Christen Sundquist, Historic Preservation Planner for the City of Elgin at 847-931-6004, or at sundquist_c@cityofelgin.org.

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