The City of Brentwood recently approved the allocation of $20,000 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding for home improvement projects for eligible Brentwood residents in 2015. The funds are distributed in $5,000 forgivable loans. The forgivable loan agreement is a lien that is recorded and reduced 20% each year that the resident owns and occupies the home. The CDBG funds are available for residents that own and occupy their home and meet income requirements for the program. To check eligibility or apply for the Home Improvement Program contact the St. Louis County office at 314-615-4025.