The Polish Hill Pivotal Streets Façade Renovation Grant Program debuted in 2013, and the response was overwhelming. Seven projects were awarded funding (we reported about those projects in the Fall-Winter 2013 Polish Hill Voice).
We’re excited to announce that funding has been secured to offer the program again in 2014. Polish Hill property owners are eligible to apply for a matching grant of up to $5,000 per property for residential façade (street-facing) renovations. Improvements could include:
✒ Replacing gutters, siding, windows and doors
✒ Painting trim or porches
✒ Planting permanent landscaping
✒ Repairing or replacing sidewalks, steps or retaining walls
Stuck on what to do? Select renovation ideas from the Pivotal Streets Design Guide. Or, sign up to meet with an architect on Feb. 12 for a free 15-minute consultation about your project. Call 412.681.1950 by Feb. 5 to secure a spot.
Applications are due by March 14, 2014. An independent committee will review applications and award funds. Grants are competitive and funds are limited. Awards will be announced on April 5, 2014. Reimbursement checks are issued when work is completed.