The City of Greencastle will be holding a meeting on its application to the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority for an owner-occupied rehabilitation grant.
The program is a part of the city's Stellar Community Grant project.
The meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8 at Greencastle City Hall, 1 N. Locust St.
Purpose of the meeting is to inform interested homeowners on how to apply for grant funds to make improvements for their home. A few examples are improvements for energy efficiency, handicap-accessible alterations, new roof, new windows, lead-based paint issues etc.
The city will assist at least nine homeowners.
Homeowners must meet the low-income HUD guidelines at a minimum. Guidelines will be distributed at the meeting. Homeowners must live in the home to qualify. Rental property is not eligible.
Homeowners must live within the targeted South Court area (defined as south of Washington Street and north of Larabee, between Bloomington and Jackson streets).
All information and forms will be available at the meeting. Homeowners should attend the meeting to receive complete information.
Star Development, the City of Greencastle's grant administrator for this program, will conduct the workshop and be available for any questions regarding the grant requirements and completion of forms.
For persons unable to attend the meeting, forms will be available at City Hall, beginning Sept. 9.
Persons who have questions may contact Joyce McCarty or Jenn Smith at Star Development at 478-6512.