If you are interested in applying for any of our housing programs, please fill out our pre-application form below.CLICK HERE
City-wide lead removal from income
eligible rental united or owner
occupied homes to help keep
pregnant women and children under
the age of six healthy and free of
City-wide emergency housing rehab
for income eligible owner occupied
homes. Including work on furnace,
roof, and foundation.
The Kankakee American Rescue Plan (KARP) Public Service Program funds physical improvement, economic development, housing, and public service activities through the City of Kankakee’s Economic and Community Development Agency.
City of Kankakee Request for Proposals for Grant Writing Services
The Healthy Homes Program addresses multiple childhood diseases and injuries in the home. This program addresses a variety of environmental health and safety concerns including: mold, lead, allergens, asthma, carbon monoxide, radon, home safety, as well as the use and storage of cleaners and pesticides.
The Rental Rehab program makes available $20,000 per unit up to 10 units for City of Kankakee landlords to help improve their property. This is a five year forgivable loan program.
CDA has established a Citizen
Participation Plan to ensure that the
residents of Kankakee have the
opportunity to provide active
feedback on activities/programs.
This includes regulations CDA must
follow and an outline of our
Community Advisory Board (CAB).
The Private Security Camera Incentive Program creates an incentive for residents, businesses, nonprofits, and religious institutions to purchase and install security cameras that are intended to help deter crime and assist law enforcement with investigations. The program offers rebates for the purchase of security cameras.
Any individual, group, or agency may submit written comments on the ERR to the City of Kankakee Economic and Community Development Agency, 200 E. Court St., Suite 410., Kankakee, IL 60901 Attn: Samantha Rocknowski, Community Outreach Coordinator. All comments received by July 5, 2022 will be considered by the City of Kankakee Economic and Community Development Agency prior to authorizing submission of a request for release of funds. Comments should specify which Notice they are addressing.
The Moderate Income Rehab Assistance Program (MIRA) provides an opportunity for City of Kankakee residents who are within the low to moderate Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) income limits to have access to housing rehabilitation dollars to improve their homes.
United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, Illinois Housing Development
Authority, Options for Independent Living, Kankakee County Community Services Inc., Cities
United, Midland States Bank