Downtown Building Rehabilitation Program

The DBR FY19 Program is available to all downtown mainstreets of Lake and Cook Counties, most of St. Louis County, Itasca County and portions of Koochiching, Aitkin & Crow Wing Counties. Please see service area map attachment or visit the IRRR detailed website map link.


The Downtown Building Rehabilitation Program (DBR) is designed to help aid in financing code compliant construction and remodeling projects on main streets in downtown's. The DBR Program will support and provide 1/3 project cost up to $50,000 in eligible expenses. Up to 10% of awarded grant funding may be utilized for professional services such as an architect or engineer. A $500.00 application fee will be required to participate in this program and will be processed at the time of project closing. Total program funding this year is $250,000.

***FY19 DBR Applications and Documentation are due November 23rd, 2018***

Vincent Meyer
Commercial & Multi-Family Production Lead
IRRR BER & DBR Coordinator
Office# 218-735-6828 Cell# 218-780-8061
Fax# 218-748-7333

Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency
2900 E. Beltline Suite 9
Hibbing, MN 55746



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