Programs & Assistance for Homeowners
The City, through the Redevelopment Authority, offers two new grant programs to assist those home owners and properties who are most in need.
- Neighbor Helping Neighbor Opens a New Window. is a City grant program for low to moderate income residents which can provide a $2,500, and potentially up to a $5,000, reimbursement, with applicant matching funds, for exterior property improvement projects.
- Residential Structure Demolition Opens a New Window. , is a demolition program that will reimburse a property owner up to $15,000 who razes a dwelling and builds a new single family home within 12 months.
CAP Services Loans
The City of Stevens Point offers several programs in conjunction with CAP Services that provide financial assistance to homeowners or landlords to make necessary home repairs and/or improvements. All programs are administered through the Community Development Authority (CDA), and are only available for properties located within the city limits of Stevens Point. Income limits apply.
Read about all of the CAP Services programs for homeowners.
Community Development Block Grants
No interest loans available to low to moderate income residents of Portage County for various rehabilitation projects.
Visit the Block Grant Website for More Information Opens a New Window.
Residential Energy Resources
For a comprehensive list of Residential Energy Resources available from Focus on Energy, the Portage County Public Library, 2-1-1 Wisconsin, and other sources, to see links to other energy resource websites, and to watch a series of four energy efficiency workshop videos, visit our Residential Energy Resources page.
Habitat for Humanity
The Central Wisconsin Chapter of Habitat for Humanity constructs new homes in existing neighborhoods for qualifying families. The City assists Habitat with securing and funding their building sites.