Northside Matching Assistance Program a smashing success!

The Whiting Redevelopment Commission recently approved 75 applications for the northside (non-revitalization area) matching assistance program totaling over $160,000. Due to the overwhelming response, the Redevelopment Commission officially closed the program to new applications effective June 13. It is anticipated that nearly $400,000 of improvements will be completed in conjunction with this program. The program was made possible through a joint partnership between the Whiting Community Improvement Fund (CIF), the City of Whiting and the Whiting Redevelopment Commission. When combined with the revitilization area program and the business facade improvement program, nearly $3 million will be invested into properties in our community as a direct result of these assistance programs.