Please note that we are not accepting applications for the Streetview Grant Program at this time.

What is it?

The goal of this program is to create and maintain an attractive and marketable commercial district by assisting building owners in maintaining their building exteriors within the Business, Historic, and Downtown areas.

Businesses and commercial property owners located within a municipality’s Business, Historic, and/or Downtown areas can receive up to $12,000 in grant funds for improvements to their properties or storefronts. The grant can provide 75%, up to $12,000, of the project cost.

The facade is any part of a building that is visible from a public street, alley or right of way. Most exterior work is eligible for this program. Work can include but is not limited to painting, masonry work, gentle cleaning, window and door replacement, and roofing. The program guidelines contain a complete list of eligible work items.

Originally called the Cumberland County Commercial Facade Improvement Program, this program, administered by CCHRA, was modified and a grant program was established with a resolution by the Cumberland County Board of Commissioners in late 2014. Working with the Authority, our municipalities, downtown and historic preservation interests, business and property owners, as well as drawing on our collective experience, working with and improving existing grant and similar initiatives in other communities, the program was revised, redesigned, and re-launched in 2015.

William Flannery

Housing Rehabilitation Specialist