Community Services

Community Improvements

The City of DeKalb works with residents, community leaders, and social services agencies to provide a consistently high quality of life for all citizens of DeKalb. In order to accomplish this goal, the City provides a variety of programs funded through the CDBG Program, Tax Increment Financing, and other sources.

Home-Buyer Assistance

The City of DeKalb does not offer down payment assistance. However, the Illinois Housing Development Authority (IDHA) may have a program to help you purchase a home. Please visit the IDHA website for more information guidelines and application requirements.