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MMRP Targeted Areas Grant

City of Chicago

The 2018 MMRP Targeted Areas Grant is currently closed. The grant may be renewed in 2019 pending available funding. Please check back for updates.

2018 Program Overview

The Micro Market Recovery Program (MMRP) Targeted Areas Grant is for energy efficiency related repairs designed to help homeowners save on their energy bills .


General Eligibility Requirements

  • Live in one of the City of Chicago’s 13 MMRP Target Areas.
  • Occupy the home.
  • Live in a single family up to 4-unit home.
  • Meet household income requirements. See Income Eligibility below.
  • Not owe the City of Chicago any delinquent debt (i.e. parking tickets, water debt, administrative hearing, etc.)


Eligible Repairs

MMRP Target Areas Grant funds are primarily available for energy efficiency improvements and exterior home repairs. Requests for grant funds will be prioritized in the following order:

  • Necessary health and safety repairs
  • Energy efficiency improvements
  • Repairs to the exterior of the home
  • Completion date of all application requirements


Income Eligibility

MMRP Target Areas Grants are available to low and moderate-income households earning up to 80% of Area Median Income for the Chicago Metropolitan Area as determined by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Please see table below to see if you meet the income eligibility requirement. Household size and income will be verified by using tax returns and other financial documents during the application process. Please refer to the list of required documents you will need to complete the application process.

City of Chicago Area Median Income Chart:

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50% Area Median Income
80% Area Median Income
100% Area Median Income
120% Area Median Income