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 CDBG Program, Tax Increment Financing, and other sources.

Neighborhood Support Programs

The City also works with residents to improve individual neighborhoods by creating and implementing plans for neighborhood revitalization and providing neighborhood support programs.

Home-Buyer Assistance

Unfortunately, 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.