Herald: DuPage County program aims to improve properties

August 11, 2017

Robert Sanchez, Daily Herald

A renewed push by DuPage County to eliminate eyesores in unincorporated areas is off to a good start, officials say.

DuPage’s Neighborhood Revitalization Program got a boost at the start of the year when county officials set aside $125,000 to fund it. The county also received a $250,000 grant from the Illinois Housing Development Authority to address neighborhood blight.

“So we went from zero to $375,000 in the matter of a couple months to jump-start the program,” said county board member Sam Tornatore, development committee chairman.

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