Curb Appeal Loan Program
Enhance your home's exterior appearance with a zero interest Curb Appeal Loan
Have you noticed some wear and tear on your home? Thinking about replacing your windows, updating your siding, or replacing your driveway? Do you want to give your house a new look, but don't know where to start? The City of Bloomington wants to help you fix up your home!
There are fantastic offers on home improvement loans for qualifying residents. It is important as a homeowner to feel proud of your neighborhood, and the HRA will help you to maintain the value of your house.
The HRA will assist you with finding contractors that will meet your needs, and guide you on the steps you need to take to begin your project. It is up to you and your neighbors to apply to get started- it's just that simple!
Looking to improve the inside of your home, or looking for a larger loan? The Housing Rehabilitation Loan Program has its own webpage and allows you to borrow up to $35,000 with a 2% simple interest rate.
Eligibility and Restrictions
Recipients may borrow up to $10,000 interest-free for eligible improvements. This pilot program is available to Bloomington residents living the focus area bordered by American Boulevard East, Portland Avenue, E 90th Street and the railroad tracks.
1 person - $70,000 Eligible improvements include but not limited to (must be exterior and viewable from the curb):
Am I eligible to apply?
Maximum Gross Income limits (subject to change)
2 people - $80,000
3 people - $90,000
4 people - $100,000
5 people - $108,000
6 people - $116,000
7 people - $124,000
8 people - $132,000
How much money can I borrow?
How are these loans repaid?
What improvements are eligible?
Preserve & enhance vital, safe, welcoming neighborhoods.
Create inviting, high quality recreation & open spaces.
Anticipate & adapt to challenges & opportunities.
1 person - $70,000
Eligible improvements include but not limited to (must be exterior and viewable from the curb):