Village of Bradley

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147 S. Michigan, Bradley, IL 60915
815 936 5100

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Village of Bradley Housing Rehab Program

January 28, 2022

Download Housing Rehabilitation Grant Application

 

Grant Program Map

 

The Village of Bradley is accepting applications for Housing Rehabilitation Projects to fulfill a $550,000 Community Development Block Grant. The grant award provides rehabilitation for 10 or more owner-occupied homes of low-to-moderate household income; not to exceed $50,000 per home. Applicant’s residence must be owner occupied status and reside within the program target area (rental tenants/landlords or commercial/industrial properties are NOT permitted to apply).

 

Applications will be accepted February 1. 2022 through April 1, 2022
‘Walk-in’ Information Sessions will be held at Village Hall the following dates:

Thursday, February 3rd 9am-2pm 

Thursday, February 10th 9am-2pm

Tuesday, February 15th 9am-2pm

Monday February 21st 2pm-*8pm (evening session)

 

Applications can be obtained the following ways:
Village Hall: 147 S. Michigan Ave Bradley, IL 60915
Email Request to: cromanowski@bradleyil.org
Download Housing Rehabilitation Grant Application

 

Submit questions, applications and application materials to:
Grant Administrator: Catherine Romanowski
Email: cromanowski@bradleyil.org
Phone: 815.936.5100 ex 1106

 

Successful applicants will be notified of award status by May 1, 2022.

Submission of Applications: Applications and data requirements must be filled out legibly, provided completely, and received by the deadline to be considered.
All applications will be reviewed to determine eligibility of location, demographic information, as well as the urgency and/or safety needs associated with housing rehabilitation requests.

 

Successful applicants will be selected and prioritized based on the following criteria:

– Residence must be owner occupied and reside within the program target area (no rental tenants/landlords or commercial/industrial properties);
– Priority given to households with very low and low-to-moderate HUD annual gross incomes levels;
– Priority given to households of individuals with disabilities;
– Priority given to households of individuals over age 62/elderly;
– Priority given to households with minority racial and ethnic populations;
– Priority given to households with female heads of households

 

Requested housing rehabilitation must qualify with the following priorities:

– The rehabilitation project directly addresses unhealthy or hazardous housing conditions for low-and moderate-income households and corrects conditions that pose a serious threat to the health, safety and welfare of the residents;
– The rehabilitation project removes physical barriers impeding maximum use of residential property by persons with disabilities;
– The rehabilitation project addresses deferred maintenance issues, home repair and rehabilitation, including energy efficiency standards;
– The rehabilitation project addresses building code enforcement and assistance;
– The rehabilitation project preserves and revitalizes existing housing stock;
– The rehabilitation project reduces utility costs and improves comfort for low- and moderate-income households by including energy efficiency and weatherization into housing rehabilitation assistance;
– The rehabilitation project preserves and creates a range of housing styles and opportunities in safe, habitable conditions in the Village of Bradley;
– The rehabilitation project emphasizes the Village’s strong desire to increase owner-occupied residences;
– The rehabilitation project maintains and upgrades the quality of the Village’s existing residential neighborhoods;
– The rehabilitation project encourages the maintenance and improvements of residential structures for compliance with life, health and safety codes

 

Eligible costs and activities:

– Labor and Materials;
– Replacement of principal fixtures and components of existing fixtures;
– Water and sewer connections if needed for code compliance;
– Initial homeowner warranty premium;
– Hazard insurance premium;
– Flood insurance premium;
– Conservation costs for water and energy efficiency;
– Garages where health and safety issues have been identified;
– Evaluating and treating lead-based paint;
– Removal of architectural barriers that restrict the mobility and accessibility of elderly or severely disabled persons;
– Structural deficiency repairs to areas including roofing, framing, foundation, furnace, plumbing, electrical, doors, porches, entrances, flooring, windows, and siding

Applications should include rehabilitation costs that are minor, moderate, and major; and will address structural issues ranging from roofing, framing, foundation, furnace, plumbing, and electrical to doors, porches, flooring, windows, siding, and painting. The VOB will ensure residential rehabilitation that adheres to the Village of Bradley Building Codes, Illinois State Plumbing Code, National Electrical Code, Illinois Lead Poisoning Prevention Act & Code, and Illinois Energy Code.

 

Program Target Area:
All owner occupied residential homes in qualifying low to moderate income block groups. This area is South of North Street to Village of Bradley Southern Corporate Border. See attached map.

 

Please submit all questions to:
Grant Administrator: Catherine Romanowski
Email: cromanowski@bradleyil.org
Phone: 815.936.5100 ex 1106

Village of Bradley Housing Rehabilitation Grant Map

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