ROCK ISLAND, Ill. — The Rock Island Community and Economic Development Department will host an open house Wednesday for a newly rehabbed home on 15th Avenue.
The open house will be from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 13 at 1435 15th Avenue in Rock Island - just a block away from Longview Park. All are welcome to attend.
The City of Rock Island purchased the house during a tax auction sale in 2019, according to a news release from the department. The city thought the property was a good candidate for rehabilitation and sale to an income qualified buyer.
The goal of the Community and Economic Development Department, according to the City of Rock Island website, as been revitalizing the city's riverfront and downtown areas. The rehab project was done to fulfill the city's commitment to provide Rock Island residents with safe and affordable housing opportunities.