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City to Hold Workshop on Available Funding for Downtown Redevelopment

July 18th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

With interest in many of the buildings in the historic downtown district picking up considerably, there are tentative plans to hold a work shop or seminar to educate individuals and developers interested in those properties on what financial assistance is available. Ruth Davis-Rogers, Cumberland’s historic preservation planner, told the Downtown Development Commission that while the interest level is high- not all of the potential buyers or developers have a thorough understanding of grants, tax credits and other beneficial programs that could expedite their efforts..