The Historic Architectural Rehabilitation Grant Program provides residential property owners of structures in designated historic districts with reimbursement grants of up to $20,000 for the restoration of exterior architectural features. Applications are typically announced in January with a due date at the end of March.
Applications for the Historic Architectural Rehabilitation Grant Program are available to be downloaded below or they can be picked up at the Community Development Department, City Hall, 150 Dexter Court, Elgin, IL 60120.
The 2020 Grant Program is open. Applications have been extended for a due date of Friday, April 10, 2020, 5:00PM.Mailed applications with a postmark date before Friday, April 10th will be accepted.
Please mail applications to:
City of Elgin Attn: Christen Sundquist 150 Dexter Court Elgin, IL 60120
General information on the programs is available at the following links:
The Historic Architectural Rehabilitation Grant Program is intended to emphasize the special architecture in Elgin’s historic districts and landmarks.
The grants are for special work to highlight this uniqueness, not for compliance with the basic minimum property maintenance codes. Please see the Past Project Examples that show eligible grant projects.