Façade Improvement Loans

Façade loans exist to enhance the exterior appearance of buildings within the College Hill district. Common examples of work funded by a façade loan include exterior painting, new roof installation, permanent landscaping, professional design service fees, and tax credit consulting fees.

Expedited facade loan process 

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Do you have storm damage from Tropical Storm Irma?

The expedited application process assists College Hill homeowners in urgent cases that require immediate repairsfrom significant storm damage by facilitating a quicker review process. Eligible repairs for the expedited process include roof replacement, porch repairs, window repairs, tree and limb removal, landscaping removal/replacement, and any other exterior storm damage. Benefits to the expedited application include waived 20% cash match and quicker review process. 

Submit your application and supporting materials by Monday, October 9 to take advantage of the expedited loan process. 

For more information, contact Lauren Mauldin, Director of Neighborhood Revitalization, lmauldin@historicmacon.org


Before: 1274 Hardeman Avenue

Before: 1274 Hardeman Avenue

After: 1274 Hardeman Avenue

After: 1274 Hardeman Avenue

Bryan Nichols utilized the low-interest loan program to paint the exterior of a rental property on Hardeman Avenue.


Before: 1064 Magnolia Street

Before: 1064 Magnolia Street

After: 1064 Magnolia Street

After: 1064 Magnolia Street

Art and Paula Howard completed landscape improvements with funds from the facade improvement loan program.

To apply for Historic Macon's low-interest facade loan fill out the online application below (please be advised that the online application cannot be saved).

Or download the appropriate application from the options below and return it to Historic Macon's offices at 338 Poplar Street, Macon, GA 31201.