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CRA Facade and Home Improvement Grant Opportunities
The CRA offers opportunities for both businesses and residents located within its boundaries.  Independent businesses located within the CRA may be eligible to apply for the CRA Facade Grant Program for improvements such as exterior lighting, landscaping, benches, bicycle racks, and public art, as well as entrances, windows, and ADA compliance.  Homeowners within the CRA who have a Homestead Exemption and who meet income eligibility requirements may apply for grant assistance for improvements to the appearance and accessibility of their homes.  For further information, please download the grant information and application packets below.
CRA Facade Grants for Businesses
CRA Homeowner Improvement Grants for Residents

Community Redevelopment Policing Unit

A Community Redevelopment Policing Unit (CRPU) dedicated to the CRA offers a number of programs and services to both business and residents, including CRA Neighborhood Watch Groups, Coffee with a Cop programs at local restaurants, and regular patrols to ensure the safety of CRA businesses and neighborhoods. The Business Information Exchange Program offers several additional opportunities for CRA businesses, including crime safety analyses, safety checks, and trainings designed specifically for your business.
The CRPU offices are located at 6990 49th Street North, tel. 727-369-5774