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Grants to Illinois Homeowners in Eligible Locations for Home Repair Assistance

Roofing Assistance Program


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Funding Source
McHenry County
Department of Planning and Development, Community Development Division
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Geographic Focus
USA: Illinois: McHenry County

Important Dates
Deadline: 09/20/23 4:00 PM Save

Grant Description
Grants to Illinois individuals and families in eligible locations for home repair assistance. Funding is intended to assist income-eligible residents with roof upgrades or replacements. Preference will be given to homeowners who are age 65 and older. Eligible homes are located in McHenry County and must be the applicant's primary residence.


Additional Eligibility Criteria
Program Eligibility:
- Only one pre-application per home and roof must need repair or replacement.
- 80% area median income (AMI) to qualify. (50% AMI and below will receive preference).
- The home must be in McHenry County and the primary residence.
- Age 65 and older will receive preference during the program's Pre-Application and Application approval processes.

Pre-Proposal Conference
Informational Sessions:

- Monday, September 11 from 11:00 - 12:00 pm
- McHenry County Planning and Development Conference Room (207P), located on the 2nd floor of 667 Ware Road in Woodstock, IL.

- Wednesday, September 13 from 5:00 - 6:00 pm
- McHenry County Housing Authority building, located at 1125 Mitchell Court in Crystal Lake, IL.

- Friday, September 15 from 2:00 - 3:30 pm
- Virtual presentation held through Microsoft Teams
- Join here:
- Meeting ID: 213 105 413 185
- Passcode: c6pZVS

Please refer to the flyer in Supporting Documents for additional information.

Pre-Application Information
Pre-applications will be accepted online only from September 15 to September 20, 2023, by 4:00 p.m. OR until 200 Pre-Applications have been completed, whichever occurs first.

A blind lottery will be used on September 25 to determine without bias who will move forward from the Pre-Application to the Application phase.

Contact Information
Apply online from September 15:

Direct questions to:
Michelle Halvorsen, McHenry County’s Roofing Program Manager
(815) 334-4088

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