City of Chicago
Target Block Program
The Target Block grant covers exterior home repairs. Eligible Areas: Avalon Park, Chatham, Chicago Lawn, Englewood, Gage Park, Greater Grand Crossing, West Humboldt Park, Woodlawn, or North Lawndale. Check if your home is located in an eligible area.
MMRP Targeted Areas Grant
The MMRP grant is for energy efficiency related repairs designed to help homeowners save on their energy bills.
Please see MMRP 2018 to see a list of the City’s designated MMRP Target Areas. Check if your home is located
in an eligible MMRP area.
606 Bloomingdale Trail Neighborhood Improvement Program Grant
The 606 Bloomingdale Trail NIP grant covers exterior home repairs. Properties must be located in the area bounded by Dickens Avenue on the north, Le Moyne Street on the south, Rockwell Street on the east, and Harding Avenue on the west. Check if your home is located in the eligible area. Two public meetings to review this grant are scheduled for August 27th. Applications for this program will be available starting August 27th and will be accepted until 5pm CT on October 15, 2018. After that time interested homeowners will be placed on a waiting list.
* Homeowners, if eligible, can only apply for either the Target Block Grant OR the MMRP Targeted Areas Grant. See requirements pages for more details.