IHDA releases Tax Credits for Low-Income Housing areas

The Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA) Board of Directors awarded more than $26 million in federal Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC) to fund 26 affordable housing developments across Illinois. Two of them include the East Bluff Housing in Peoria and Anthony Place of Ottawa. Once sold to investors, the tax credits will generate an estimated […]

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Peoria turns downtown office space into affordable housing

PEORIA, Ill. — Peoria officials will use a state grant to turn downtown office space in the central Illinois community into subsidized housing for the homeless. The (Peoria) Journal Star reports the Illinois Housing Development Authority has given a nonprofit organization $4.4 million to create 10 units of affordable housing. Housing officials say the apartments […]

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Peoria, IL Real Estate: Open Houses

So you want to look at some open houses for sale in Peoria this weekend? Good idea. An open house planned by the right realtor can help you in any number of ways. Open houses provide you information on how to list and show your own house and they can give you an idea of […]

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Predicting real estate depreciation

In our first HousingWire column, last week, I explained how each quarter Veros Real Estate Solutions creates 12-month VeroFORECASTSM projections of residential property appreciation across the United States. I also detailed the 10 markets that we predict will have the highest appreciation between March 1, 2018 and March 1, 2019. The projected value of real […]

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Peoria City Council Tuesday Night Round-Up

The Peoria City Council met on Tuesday, March 27th, 2018 for a regularly scheduled meeting. Here is a brief round-up of some of the business conducted and issues discussed by council members. Shuttle Service Ending The free grocery shuttle service that began when two Kroger stores closed in Peoria will end this Friday. Peoria Councilman […]

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Peoria, IL Real Estate: Foreclosures

Foreclosures listed for sale in and around Peoria could provide opportunities to move into a home you couldn’t afford otherwise. Foreclosures for sale are still being listed regularly all across Illinois, including in Peoria. So where can you find foreclosures in Peoria? Here’s a look at the most recent listings from our partners at realtor.com. […]

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