Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG)

The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program provides communities with resources to revitalize neighborhoods, expand affordable housing and economic opportunities, and/or improve community facilities and services, principally to benefit low- and moderate-income persons.
Home Improvement Loan Program
The City of St. Charles' Home Improvement Loan Program (HILP) provides low or no interest loans to eligible residents to make repairs and improvements to owner-occupied property.
First Time Home Buyer Program
The City of St. Charles issues down payment assistance of up to $5,000 for qualified 1st-time home buyers.
Accessibility Program
With this program you can receive grant funds to assist with some or all of the costs to make accessible home modifications such as: wheel chair ramps, stair lifts, grab bars, and other minor home repairs.
Other Non-City Public Services Funded by CDBG
The City of St. Charles has contracted with other local agencies to administer a variety of public services for low- to moderate-income city residents. For more information on these services, please contact these agencies directly.