By: 182nd Airlift Wing

OTTAWA – More than $2 million will be provided to North Central Illinois to rehabilitate and rebuild 40 homes. The Community Development Block Grant program provided $550,000 to four area communities to repair and rehabilitate ten homes each. The cities of Marseille, Ottawa, Spring Valley and Streator will each have funds available to help provide residents with safe and hygienic living conditions and help stabilize neighborhoods and affordable housing in the community. The program is only eligible for cities with fewer than 50,000 residents and counties with fewer than 200,000 residents.