These grants help Missouri communities with demolition of vacant, dilapidated structures (primarily residential) in blighted areas and that present safety hazards.
Applications are due by 5:00pm:
Communities participating in this activity must, at a minimum, determine blighted structures by applying existing dangerous building ordinance, building code level of violation or applicable occupancy or habitability designation or code violation in a manner consistent with their ordinance.
Program Benefits/Eligible Uses:
Eligible uses of the funds are demolition, plus necessary professional services such as asbestos inspection and demolition inspection.
The maximum amount is a total of $125,000 for residential demolition only, and up to $250,000 for commercial demolition.
Applications are rated on a point scale based on the need, project impact, local effort, and past efforts.