Community Development Block Grant - Demolition

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:

Not currently accepting
Eligibility requirements: 

Eligibility Criteria: 
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. 

Funding Limits: 
The maximum amount is a total of $125,000 for residential demolition only, and up to $250,000 for commercial demolition. 

Application/Approval Procedures: 
Applications are rated on a point scale based on the need, project impact, local effort, and past efforts.

Application Process

Additional information: 

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