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Remodeled historic two-story home with blue siding, white accents, and large front porch.

Rebuild community
Restore Sgf

Encouraging reinvestment in Springfield's historic neighborhoods by:

upgrading homes, connecting neighbors, and strengthening our community.

Our Mission

We aim to help families achieve their dreams of home ownership while improving housing conditions and raising residential property values in Springfield’s historic neighborhoods.

Down Payment
Assistance Program

Our Down Payment Assistance program offers qualifying homebuyers a $9,000 grant towards down payment and closing costs, requiring a minimum $1,500 contribution from the borrower. Eligible applicants must purchase a home in designated neighborhoods, meet income criteria, and be first-time homebuyers, with the grant subject to repayment if the property is sold within five years.

Close-up picture of a victorian gable roof.

Restore my Block Challenge grant

The Restore My Block Challenge Grant program in Springfield encourages exterior home improvements in historic neighborhoods, fostering community collaboration and offering reimbursement of up to $2,500 for visible street projects. Eligible neighborhoods include Grant Beach, Doling Park East, Fassnight, Meador Park East, and Woodland Heights, with applications accepted from March 20 to September 30.

Restored vintage style home on a neighborhood street corner.


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