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Financial Assistance Available to Help Henderson Residents with Landscape Improvements

September 12, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE NEWS RELEASE

PLEASE CONTACT KATHY BLAHA, (702) 267-2052

Henderson, Nev. – The city of Henderson is accepting applications for two loan programs that assist residents with landscape improvements and help replace their water-thirsty grass with water-efficient landscaping.

The Homeownership Enrichment Landscape Program is designed to help residents remove turf, install drought-tolerant landscape or enhance a yard that needs some landscape attention due to blighted conditions. This is a deferred loan program for a maximum of $5,000. Residents do not need to pay back the loan until they sell their home or there is a change in ownership.

The Turf Removal Program offers a loan up to $5,000 at 3% interest, amortized over a seven year period, for residents to replace their water-thirsty grass with desert landscape. For additional assistance, residents can sign up for a rebate through the Southern Nevada Water District landscape program. The rebate will in turn help pay down the loan.

Eligible applicants must meet minimum requirements. Additional information is available at cityofhenderson.com or by calling (702) 267-2000.

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About City of Henderson: Incorporated in 1953, Henderson is Nevada’s second largest city with more than 270,000 residents. Henderson is a premier city, nationally recognized for its stunning parks, trails, master-planned communities, outstanding quality of life and patriotic past. Celebrating the city’s 60th anniversary in 2013, Henderson has been recognized as one of America’s Best Places to Live (MONEY: 2012, 2008, 2006), one of America’s Best Cities (Business Week), and the Second Safest City in America (Forbes). Henderson is a progressive and vibrant city committed to maintaining premier amenities and services for all who chose to live, learn, work and play in Henderson…a place to call home.

 

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