Demolition funding is available for razing residential and commercial properties. Submission of an application and match component does not guarantee funding of the project. Projects are selected on a competitive basis and subject to available funding. Sheds, barns, garages, and other non-residential structures are not eligible, unless part of a residential site being cleared. Detached garages and mobile homes are not eligible.
There is a cash match requirement to the property owners based on the following policy: Single-family residential in communities larger than 5,000 persons requires a $3,000 match; Single-family residential in communities smaller than 5,000 persons requires a $1,000 match; Multi-family residential, multi-structure and/or commercial properties in all communities requires a 50% minimum match requirement and reuse of the property must fit within local zoning ordinance, county comprehensive plan or redevelopment efforts; Municipal-owned/court-ordered residential properties require a $500 match and revitalization criteria must be met or exceeded; and special projects will be given consideration based on revitalization criteria of reinvestment, job creation, and overall economic impact.