The Ford City CIP (Community Improvement Plan) has been finalized and applications are open!


Residential Rehabilitation Grant Program

The Neighborhood Residential Rehabilitation Grant Program aims to promote the maintenance and improvement of residential properties within the residential areas of Ford City . Boundaries include: St.Luke to Henry Ford Centre Drive, Seminole to Riverside.

        • A grant equal to 50% of the cost of eligible exterior building maintenance and property improvement works to residential properties. The minimum grant per property will be $1,000 up to a maximum of $15,000. (Example: Spend $30,000, receive $15,000 from the City, Spend $5,000, receive $2,500 back)

        • The following types of exterior building maintenance and property improvement works are considered eligible: 

           a. Cleaning, painting, repair or replacement of exterior facade materials; 

           b. Repair/replacement of front doors, windows and porches; 

           c. Repair/replacement of cornices, parapets, eaves and other architectural details; and, 

           d. Other improvements, at the discretion of the City Planner, related to rehabilitation of existing residential units.

        • All eligible works must be visible from the road right-of-way and must be acceptable to and approved by the City.

        • Apply today, go to  website under Ford City CIP .

Current business owners, new investors, and residents of Ford City are now able to start their application and will work directly with:

 Kevin Alexander, MCIP RPP

Senior Planner – Special Projects

City of Windsor Planning & Building Department

350 City Hall Square, Suite 210

Windsor, Ontario, Canada  N9A 6S1

T. (519) 255-6543 ext. 6732

F. (519) 255-6544

Here are some great website links to the application, guide overview and copy of the Ford City CIP:

If you have any questions about the Ford City CIP, feel free to contact Kevin Alexander from the City of Windsor or The Ford City Neighbourhood Renewal office at 519-915-9583. 

We are open from Monday- Friday, 8:30am-4:00pm (Off for lunch from 12:00pm-1:00pm) and located at 1168 Drouillard Road- Inside Gino and Liz Marcus Community Complex, Unit 8. 

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