Community Development Block Grants (CDBG)

CITY of BREWER CONSIDERS $500,000 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT FOR HOME IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS

The City of Brewer is considering submitting a Letter of Interest to the Department of Community and Economic Development (DECD) for a $500,000 Community Development Block Grant (CDGB) for the purpose of providing grant funds for single and multi-family home improvement projects within the City of Brewer.  Projects may include, but are not limited to, energy efficiency upgrades (windows, doors, insulation), life safety improvements (electrical, fire, smoke, carbon monoxide alarms), roof repairs, heating system upgrades, ADA accommodations, and other similar home improvement projects.

If the City of Brewer is awarded this grant and funding is made available, individuals who completed a pre-application survey will be contacted and requested to complete a full application.

Brewer residents or landlords interested in applying for this program should download the pre-application survey and return it no later than March 14, 2014.

If you are interested in serving on the CDBG review committee or have questions regarding this program please contact James Smith, Assistant City Manager at 989-7500, or by email at jsmith@brewermaine.gov.