Durbin, Duckworth Announce $3.9 Million To Improve Housing Across Local Communities

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) and U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) today announced $3,900,000 through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) for Housing Rehabilitation programs, which provide residents with safe and sanitary living conditions and help to stabilize neighborhoods and affordable housing in communities.

“A thriving community begins with a safe and secure place to call home,” said Durbin. “Community Development Block Grants are the instruments of change that help stabilize neighborhoods that have weathered storms of neglect, providing residents with the resources they need.”

“Children and families across Illinois can benefit from federal investments like these that help improve housing conditions and reduce housing insecurity,” Duckworth said. “Along with Senator Durbin, I’m proud to advocate for resources that will help ensure all Illinoisans have access to the affordable, quality housing they need.”

The following communities will receive CDBG funding:

  • Village of Braceville - $650,000
  • Village of Bureau Junction - $650,000
  • Village of Coal City - $650,000
  • City of Henry - $650,000
  • City of Morris - $650,000
  • Village of Neponset - $650,000