City Receives Housing Rehabilitation Grant
Posted on 04/02/2019
The City of Cape Girardeau has received a $121,330 rehabilitation grant from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines, Iowa, for rehabilitation of housing units in the city limits of Cape Girardeau. This grant is the result of a cooperative effort with Clint Karnes, President of Wood & Huston Bank, and the City of Cape Girardeau.

The grant provides rehabilitation funding for 10 housing units at $16,500 per unit for individuals and families at 60 and 80 percent of the 2018 Area Median as approved by HUD. The grant applications will be first come first served with priority given to senior citizens only The grant will be for all citizens within Cape Girardeau city limits.

A public meeting will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 9, 2019, in the City Council Chambers at City Hall, 401 Independence Street, to explain the program, answer any questions concerning the program, and to take applications.

Applications may also be taken after April 9, 2019 at the Planning Services Division office on the second floor of City Hall during business hours (8 a.m.-noon; 1-5 p.m.). If you are unable to get to the second floor, please contact the Planning Services Division and someone will be available for assistance with the application.

For questions concerning the housing rehabilitation program, or any of the application procedures, please contact Steve Williams, Housing Assistance Coordinator, at the Planning Services Division office or by calling (573) 339-6327.