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Community Development Offers Junk and Debris Assistance

Post Date:09/27/2017
Amarillo, TX – The City of Amarillo’s Community Development department offers a special program designed to assist in the demolition and clearance of slum and blight in low-to-moderate income neighborhoods. The program – funded by U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and administered through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) – is a high priority of the department ensuring the stabilization of neighborhoods through improving appearance, public safety, and redevelopment.
The Demolition and Clearance Program offers financial assistance to qualified property owners for the demolition and clearance of substandard structures or accumulations of junk and debris. Property owners must qualify as low-to-moderate income to receive assistance and may obtain applications in the Community Development office located in the Simms Municipal Building, 808 S. Buchanan St.
For additional information about this program contact Program Coordinator Summer McCampbell at
(806) 378-6276 or summer.mccampbell@amarillo.gov.
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