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Community Development Block Grant Programs

 

Maintaining our neighborhoods and helping our residents are top priorities for the City of St. Peters. Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) have been instrumental in helping us achieve these goals.

 

CDBG funding comes from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for the purpose of helping low- and moderate-income households. St. Peters administers CDBG funding for several programs, ranging from helping to maintain a home, buy a home, or receive rides to reach essential services. Learn more about those programs by following the links below:




Backhoe Trench MediumSt. Peters Emergency Repair Program


St. Peters provides emergency housing repair assistance such as water line or sewer line repairs to eligible St. Peters residents. All emergency repairs need to be approved by City staff. Funds are available on a limited basis.


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Download an application for emergency repair.

 

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House Painter St. Peters Urban County Home Improvement Loan Program 

 

Applications are still available on a first-come, first-accepted basis and will remain available until all openings are filled.

 

The St. Peters Urban County Home Improvement Loan Program provides funding for low-income homeowners with home rehabilitation projects such as new windows, furnace & air-conditioners, roof replacement, driveway replacement or repair and more. Eligible applicants can receive up to $5,000 through a no-interest, 5-year forgivable loan.

 

You are eligible to participate in the St. Peters Home Improvement Program, if you:
  • Are a resident and homeowner in the City limits of St. Peters who has not previously participated in the Urban County or St. Peters Home Improvement Loan Programs.
  • Have lived in the home for at least one year at time of application.
  • Do not exceed household income guidelines established by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Refer to the chart to see if you meet income qualifications.

 

The maximum income levels are as follows:

  • 1 person household $37,600;
  • 2 person household $43,000;
  • 3 person household $48,350;
  • 4 person household $53,700;
  • 5 person household $58,000;
  • 6 person household $62,300;
  • 7 person household $66,600;
  • 8 person household $70,900.

DOWNLOAD AN APPLICATION (pdf document)


For more information on the St. Peters Home Improvement Program or to request an application be mailed to you, call 636-279-8279 and select option 2.


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St. Charles Urban County Home Improvement Loan Program

 

St. Peters residents are eligible to participate in the St. Charles Urban County Home Improvement Loan Program. The program provides funding for low-income homeowners with home rehabilitation projects such as new windows, furnace & air-conditioners, roof replacement, driveway replacement or repair and more. Eligible applicants can receive up to $5,000 through a no-interest, 5-year forgivable loan.

 

You are eligible to participate in the Urban County Home Improvement Program, if you:

  • Are a resident and homeowner in the City limits of St. Peters who has not previously participated in the Urban County or St. Peters Home Improvement Loan Programs.
  • Have lived in the home for at least one year at time of application.
  • Do not exceed household income guidelines established by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Refer to the numbers below to see if you meet income qualifications.

 

INCOME QUALIFICATIONS:

Very low-income levels are listed first and low-income levels are listed second and are defined as having maximum income levels as follows:

  • 1-person household, $23,500 or $37,600;

  • 2-person household, $26,850 or $43,000;

  • 3-person household, $30,200 or $48,350;

  • 4-person household, $33,550 or $53,700;

  • 5-person household, $36,250 or $58,000;

  • 6-person household, $38,950 or $62,300;

  • 7-person household, $41,650 or $66,600;

  • 8-person household, $44,300 or $70,900.

 

Submit your application at St. Peters City Hall no later than Dec. 1, 2014, at 5 p.m.  DOWNLOAD AN APPLICATION (pdf).

 

Email us at communityprojects@stpetersmo.net or call 636.477.6600, ext. 1365, for more information.


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CondosFirst Time Home Buyer Program


St. Peters is a participating jurisdiction in the St. Charles Urban County. St. Peters residents are eligible to participate in the St. Charles County 1st HOME Down Payment Loan Program. If you have questions regarding the program or available funding please contact one of the approved Housing Counseling Agencies listed below.

The HOME St. Charles program is an effort by the Urban County to provide zero-interest down payment loans to income-eligible homebuyers in one of the participating jurisdictions of the St. Charles Urban County. Under this initiative, the County will purchase subordinated second mortgage loans which finance, in conjunction with the origination of the primary loans by the Mortgage Lender, the down payment and eligible closing costs associated with acquiring qualified owner-occupied residences.

 

The Second Mortgage Loans are at zero percent interest, due upon sale or transfer of title and will be originated and sold to the County by approved not-for-profit housing counseling agencies. The County will provide each housing counseling agency with a program manual that will provide detailed Program Procedures, and will coordinate a training and review session with participating agencies.

HOUSING COUNSELING REQUIRED
Loan Amount
Up to $5,000

Participating Lender/Counseling Agencies

Northeast Community Action Corporation
3400 Meadow Pointe Dr O'Fallon, MO 63366 (800) 748-7636

Beyond Housing/NHS
4156 Manchester
St. Louis, MO 63110 (314) 533-0600

Better Family Life
5535 Delmar Suite 2100 St. Louis, MO 63112 (314) 367-843


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LawnmowerSt. Peters Lawn Mowing Assistance

  

The St. Peters Lawn Mowing Assistance Program provides lawn-mowing services to eligible low-income St. Peters residents. Funds are available on a limited basis.

 

Under this program, several St. Peters’ homeowners meeting established guidelines and income levels will be eligible to have their lawns mowed for them up to seven times between the months of April and October. The goal of the program is to improve the livability and appearance of homes in St. Peters.

 

The program is for lawn mowing services only. Landscaping, edging, aerating, raking leaves and other lawn maintenance activities are not covered.

 

Proof of income and age or disability is required. Funds will be disbursed to the lowest income families who apply first.

 

To be eligible to apply for assistance through this program, everyone living in the home must:

  • Reside within the corporate city limits of St. Peters.
  • Own the home where they reside.
  • Be at least 62 years old OR severely disabled.
  • Not exceed these household income guidelines established by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD):
    • 1 Person household $ 23,500
    • 2 Persons household $ 26,850
    • 3 Persons household $ 30,200
    • 4 Persons household $ 33,550


APPLICATIONS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD BEGINNING MONDAY, FEBRUARY 9.

 

You may also request that an application be mailed to you by calling 636.279.8279 and follow the prompts for Lawn Mowing Assistance. When calling, be sure to spell your name and street address and leave a contact phone number. Completed applications must be returned on or before 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 20, 2015.

 

The City received Community Development Block Grant funds for this program from the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Funds will be dispersed based on lowest income first.


 

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St. Peters Transportation Program

 

This program provides transportation for eligible St. Peters residents for necessary medical, shopping and other essential services.

 

To be eligible, you must:

 

  • Reside within the City limits of St. Peters
  • Lack access to a vehicle or be unable to drive
  • Be at least 62 years of age OR be severely disabled OR be low-moderate income as established by U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development guidelines. Click here to visit the HUD website to view income limits. For St. Peters' programs, the 50% figures are considered low income.

 

EMT will be providing transportation services for the St. Peters program. The service will be available Monday-Saturday from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eligible residents may apply for the program by submitting an application.

 

You may download an eligibility worksheet and an application by clicking here or pick up an application at City Hall. To request that this information be mailed to you, call 636.279.8279 and choose option 1. Be sure to spell your name and street address.

 

Click here to download program guidelines to keep for reference.

 

 

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For more information, email us or call ext. 1366 at either 636-278-2244 or 636-477-6600.

 
 
 
 



 

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