Eligibility varies depending on the Program you are applying for. Please contact the Housing & Loan Program Officer at (309) 732-2907 for more information.
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The City offers the Housing Rehabilitation Program, the New Construction Tax Incentives Program and the H.O.M.E. Program. More information for each program can be found on our website.
There is a waiting list application for the Housing Rehabilitation Program. In order to be placed on the waiting list, you may call the Housing & Loan Program Officer at (309) 732-2907. The Emergency Loan Program is administered on a case-by-case basis by contacting the Housing & Loan Program Officer at (309) 732-2907. Housing Programs
The City of Rock Island at its sole discretion will determine the eligible items upon inspection of the home. These items may include but does not guarantee any of the following:
The Program is structured to target needs, rather than wants. However, siding and windows are generally not found to meet the criteria for replacement under this Program.
The Program is structured to target needs, rather than wants. Functional items that only exhibit normal wear and tear will not be replaced and items considered luxury improvements are not eligible under the Program. The City will make its best effort to determine the item or items that require the most vital attention and will make its best effort to assist its residents to the best of its ability.
At this time, there are no programs to assist with repairs for rental properties.