City of Williamsport Commercial Façade Program
The City of Williamsport offers a Commercial Façade Repair and Improvement Program. The program offers a low interest loan for repairs and improvements to the exterior of commercial property. The eligible area includes commercial property located in any City Commercial District.
Examples of eligible work items are roofing, window and door replacement, lighting, painting, accessibility accommodations, and correction of pre-existing hazardous conditions. Construction of new additions is not eligible. Hazardous conditions must be addressed before making cosmetic improvements.
A 3% interest loan of up to $10,000 is offered. The loan requires monthly repayments and has a ten (10) year repayment term.
A waiting list is maintained and applications are taken on a first come first serve basis. Funds are limited and the program is restricted to one application per owner, one structure per application. Call 570-327-7511 for an application or for additional information.
Micro Enterprise Loans
A Micro Enterprise is a Commercial Enterprise with five or fewer employees including the owner. This program requires that at least 51% of your employees (including the owner) are at or below 80% of our area median income. The City of Williamsport offers loans of up to $10,000 at a 3% interest rate to:
..Help you establish, stabilize or expand an eligible Micro Enterprise
..Help you obtain technical assistance
..Help you obtain other eligible support.
A Business Plan is required. Applications are taken on a first come first serve basis. Funds are limited and the program is restricted to one application per business/applicant. Call 570-327-7511 for an application or for additional information.