Saturday, April 28, 2007

City Council Approval for Low Income Historic Housing Program

[Source: Barbara Stocklin] -- On April 24, 2007, City Council approved a $150,000 earmark of 2006 Historic Preservation Bond funds for the 2007-2008 fiscal year to continue the Low Income Historic Housing Rehabilitation Program (LHHP). This program, managed by the Historic Preservation Office, provides income-qualifying grants to home owners to rehabilitate the exteriors of historic residences. Since December 2003, the HPO has successfully signed agreements with property owners on 13 LHHP projects, with nine (9) additional LHHP projects in the planning stages.