Residential Grants
    Community Development Department 

    150 Dexter Ct.
    Elgin, IL 60120

    Ph: (847) 931-5920
    Fx: (847) 931-6790

    Monday - Friday
    8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Chain Link Fence Removal Grant - Provides financial assistance to property owners who wish to remove existing chain link fencing in the front or street yards
  • Conversion Grant - Provides funds to assist property owners with the conversion of lawful non-conforming multi-family housing back to the original conforming residential use
  • Exterior Paint Grant - Provides financial assistance to home owners who wish to paint the exterior of the structures on their property, but lack the financial resources to do so
  • Historic Architectural Rehabilitation GrantProvides funding to assist in the historic preservation of architecture for Elgin’s historic district and landmarked propertiesApplications are not currently available.
  • Home Investment Partnership Program - Used exclusively for affordable housing activities
  • Neighborhood Improvement Grant - Provides financial assistance and incentives for neighborhood groups and organizations in the development and implementation of projects benefiting their respective neighbors
  • Overhead Sewer and Backwater Valve ProgramProvides funding for residents who own and reside on a property serviced by either a combined sewer system or a separated storm and sanitary sewer system in an area known to have cross contamination or another system deficiency (please see the application’s included map) Applications are not currently available.

  • Residential Rehabilitation Grant (CDBG) - Provides funds to encourage and assist property owners in maintaining and improving the exterior of their homes and neighborhood. Applications are not currently available.

  • Substitute Siding Removal Grant - Provides grant assistance to property owners who wish to remove the substitute siding from their homes and repair or restore the original wood siding