CITY OF PEORIA DOWNPAYMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM LAUNCHED!
PAAR is excited to announce the launch of the Down Payment Assistance Program grant made available through the City of Peoria. PAAR collaborated with our Affiliate Lenders and the Community Development department / Land Bank to work out the logistics of the release and application process for this grant.
Please review the attached marketing and supporting documents to better understand the grant and which buyers that may qualify. The key to the success and swift approval for the grant is to connect your buyers to lenders that are ready to process their application and pre-approval. The list of lenders provided are those that chose to participate in the working group meetings to better understand the grant and create a process with the City of Peoria that will streamline the process to get the funds into the hands of buyers quickly. A buyer may choose to use any lender as the program is open to all lenders to utilize. If you have any questions, contact PAAR at 309.688.8591 or one of the lenders on the provided list.
Central IL Global Fest 2023
12/13/2022 2:09 PM
On February 11th, 2023, Central Illinois will have its 1st ever-GlobalFest at Five Points in Washington. You will see special performances from the International Choir, Central Illinois Ballet, and Peoria Ballet Company. There will also be a variety of singing, dancing, international ethnic food, cultural booths, a fashion show, and more! It will be a night filled with guests immersed in diverse cultures from around the globe by our local residents.
West Peoria Grants
9/20/2022 7:38 AM
The City of West Peoria seeks to redevelop, enhance and revitalize not only its main business corridors, Western Avenue, Farmington Road, and Sterling and Rohmann intersection but all the residential properties as well. In that hope, the City has developed grants to help residents and business owners pay for outside improvements.
Downsizing for Seniors
9/15/2022 6:57 AM
Downsizing is often the best option for seniors who want to cut costs or have medical problems requiring constant care. Selling their homes could provide them with additional funds to cover their retirement and other medical expenses. It also relieves them of managing a house, which in itself can bring stress and risk of accidents. There are many options available for senior care.
City of Peoria Launches Housing Rehabilitation Program
8/25/2022 2:41 PM
$400,000 in Federal Funding Available to Homebuyers in Qualified Census Tracts Updated Press Release Below (12:45 p.m.) Peoria, IL (August 24, 2022) Applications are now available for the 2022 Housing Rehabilitation Program today. Developed by the Community Development Department, this program provides a 50/50 matching grant with up to $15,000 of assistance to property owners of single-family residential properties within Qualified Census Tracts (QCT) for exterior building and site improv
$15M Grant Awarded to ICC and 40 Community Partners
8/17/2022 11:02 AM
Illinois Central College and 40 community partners awarded nearly $15M to accelerate IT credential production by the US Economic Development Administration for the Good Jobs Challenge grant.
Memory Care Resources for Families
6/1/2022 11:13 AM
More than 5 million Americans currently live with Alzheimer’s disease, and 1 in 10 seniors are affected by the condition, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. Based on conversations we have had with families across the US, it can be an overwhelming and heartbreaking time; and there are many questions since every situation is unique.