The Cook County Department of Planning and Development’s Residential Resilience Program secured funding from HUD to provide one-time residential construction grants of up to $25,000 to repair flood damage to homes and minimize the risk future flooding through flood mitigation strategies such as overhead sewers and green infrastructure.
Grants are made to individual homeowners through two non-profit program administrators. Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago (NHS) is administering these grants in suburban Cook County communities south of 39th Street/Pershing Road. North West Housing Partnership (NWHP) is managing the program in suburban Cook County north of 39th Street/Pershing Road.
Grantee requirements include:
The grant application period closes at the end of April. Residents are encouraged to apply.