Applicants Needed: Housing Rehabilitation Grant Funding Available in Cape Girardeau


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Update – Oct. 4, 2016: Applications are still being accepted for the grant program mentioned below. For questions concerning the program or any of the application procedures, please contact Steve Williams, Housing Assistance Coordinator, at the Planning Services Division office by calling (573) 339-6327.

Original post – April 13, 2015:

Qualified applicants are needed to apply for Housing Rehabilitation Grant funding in Cape Girardeau. Grant funding can be used by qualified applicants to make vital home repairs.

The grant provides rehabilitation funding for a total of 30 housing units at $7,000 per unit for individuals and families at 50 percent of the area median, as approved by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The grant applications will be first come, first served, with priority given to senior citizens first and the disabled second. The grant will be for those applicable within Cape Girardeau’s city limits.

In 2015, the City of Cape Girardeau received a $219,990 rehabilitation grant from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines, Iowa, for rehabilitation of housing units in the city limits of Cape Girardeau. This grant is the result of a cooperative effort with Wood & Huston Bank and the City of Cape Girardeau.

To apply, please visit CIty of Cape Girardeau Planning Services Division on the second floor of City Hall during regular business hours. If you are unable to get to the second floor, please contact the Planning Services Division and someone will be available for assistance with the application.

For questions concerning the program or any of the application procedures, please contact Steve Williams, Housing Assistance Coordinator, at the Planning Services Division office by calling (573) 339-6327.

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