Neighborhood Enhancement Pilot Program

Program Goals

This program aims to beautify neighborhoods in Skokie one block at a time. Through this initiative, eligible blocks of homeowners can enhance and update their home or building and retain their long-standing investments within their community. 

Program Details

This Village Board-approved pilot program supports affordable housing in Skokie. It is similar to the Home Improvement Program, but with a neighborhood focus. Homeowners will be contacted by Village staff to determine interest and eligibility in program participation.

Examples of exterior home enhancements may include the following: 

  • Energy-efficient windows and/or front door replacement
  • Front door porch or awnings
  • Front door lighting and address visibility
  • Foundation landscaping with front yard seating area
  • Tuckpointing (bring replacement/repair)
  • Common area improvements
  • Roof replacement or repair

Additional Information

If you would like additional information, please contact the Community Development Department at or 847-933-8411.