Official website for the City of Aurora, Illinois. Mayor Robert J. O'Connor

Our Programs

It is through our partnerships that we are able to help so many, doing such wonderful things to make Aurora a better place. Thank you to all who have donated their time, treasure and talents to make this a reality.

Business Finance 101

Learn the tools of success from a team of experts, network with entrepreneurs, and connect with local organizations that support small business in Aurora.

Community Development Block Grant Program

A flexible federally funded program which provides resources for communities with the end goal of addressing a wide range of community development needs.

Home Buyer & Rehabilitation Program

Funded by the Illinois Housing Development Authority and administered by the Joseph Corporation, this program offers up to $5,000 in down payment and closing cost assistance plus $20,000 in rehabilitation assistance as a forgivable loan package to persons or families earning at or below 80% of the Kane County Area Median Income.

Home Investment Partnership Program (HOME)

HOME is provided by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to provide decent, affordable housing for low income individuals.

Illinois Assist Mortgage Credit Certificate Program

This non-IHDA program will allow homebuyers to benefit from an annual federal income tax credit which reduces their overall tax liability and results in a cash savings on their mortgage.

Choose Aurora

No longer accepting applications at this time

This program offers forgivable loans of $3,000 or $5,000 in down payment and closing cost assistance to persons or families earning at or below 80% of the Kane County Area Media Income purchasing a home within the City limits.

Our Partners

Joseph Corporation

Rebuilding Together Aurora