The Elm Street Program, BOPiC, Inc.

Building Our Pride in Chambersburg, Inc.

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General Information
Description of ServiceThe Elm Street Plan is based upon a need to revitalize selected neighborhood properties and infrastructure to the south and east of the downtown business district of Chambersburg; emphasis on key pedestrian linkage corridors entering and leaving the central corps of the Borough of Chambersburg. The primary purpose of the Elm Street Plan is to prevent further neighborhood decline by addressing aging and deteriorated housing stock; reverse high rental to owner ratios; correct deteriorated curbs and sidewalks; encourage construction of affordable housing; apply funding to renovate owner occupied residences; eliminate blighted and unsafe conditions in the interest of promoting a visible philosophy of “Clean, Safe and Green”; thereby improving linkages to the downtown business district.
Geographical AreaFranklin; Chambersburg Borough
Intake ProcedureApplication forwarded by request. Owner occupied property qualifies for $8,000.00 towards repairs. Lien shall be placed on Deed for total amount of grant funds expended. All other property qualifies for a 50-50 “match”. Property owner pays 50% of costs & Elm Street Program pays 50% of costs of project. Lien placed on Deed for total grant funds expended.
Client Information
Target PopulationLow-Income
Age GroupAll Ages
Languages SpokenBOPiC offers Interpreting & Translation Services, (English, Spanish & Haitian)
Driver's LicenseNot Required
EligibilityHome owners, rental property owners, church & small business owners
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesIndividuals should contact the agency to learn of what fees or insurance are accepted and if there is a sliding scale or payment plan available for the service.
Fee Amounts$150.00 Application Fee
Payment Notes$71,000.00 Family Income maximum.
Capacity LimitationsNone
Wait ListYes
Hours of Operation Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Contact Information
Contact's Name Jack V. Jones
Contact's Position President/CEO - Board of Directors
Contact's Phone 717-262-2100
Contact's Email
Physical Site Address 1 530 South Main Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip Chambersburg, PA 17201
Mailing Address 1 530 South Main Street
Mailing City, State, Zip Chambersburg, PA 17201
Main Phone 717-263-2100
Fax 717-264-7577
Service Location Email
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Building Our Pride In Chambersburg, Inc.
Affiliated Program: Building Our Pride in Chambersburg, Inc.
This Service: The Elm Street Program, BOPiC, Inc.
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Neighborhood Improvement Groups (TD-1600.6000)