Historic Home Restoration Program

Notice to apply for the McKnight Historic Home Restoration Program

The City of Springfield is announcing a new Community Preservation Act (CPA) funded program to assist property owners in the McKnight Local Historic District (LHD) with exterior painting, historic window and door repairs and the installation of energy efficient storm windows.

Summary of the program guidelines include:

  • Income qualified owner- occupants of 100-year-old or older residential properties can receive grants for the above mentioned exterior projects of up to $30,000
  • Only properties in the McKnight Local Historic District are eligible to apply at this time
  • Application submittal will begin February 1, 2021. Please click here to access the printable application
  • Completed applications must be submitted by March 15, 2021
  • Limited funding is available for this program and only applicants with fully completed applications that meet the program guidelines will be entered into a lottery for grant funding

For further assistance contact Alvin Allen aallen@springfieldcityhall.com  at the Office of Planning and Economic Development or by telephone at 413-787-6020.

Page last updated:  Tuesday, January 19, 2021 12:27 pm