Frequently Asked Questions

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By Department Redevelopment

Redevelopment Areas: What are the current Henderson redevelopment areas?
There are five Redevelopment Areas in the City of Henderson:Downtown Redevelopment Area: As Henderson’s original... (more)

Residential Assistance Program: What is the Residential Assistance Program?
The Redevelopment Agency offers a financial assistance program for homeowners and tenants interested in improving the ex... (more)

Residential Assistance Program: Does my home qualify for the Residential Assistance Program?
To qualify for the Residential Assistance Program your home must be located in a specific target area in the Downtown or... (more)

Redevelopment: What is redevelopment?
Redevelopment is established by law through NRS Chapter 279, Redevelopment of Communities Law, to remove the characteris... (more)

Incentive Program: Grow Henderson Loan
Helping small businesses grow! This program helps to create jobs by funding your small business expenses, such as real e... (more)

Redevelopment Funds : How do Redevelopment Agencies secure funds?
The Redevelopment Agency uses a funding mechanism called "tax increment financing." On the date the Redevelopment Agency... (more)

Redevelopment Agency Property Acquisition: If a property owner decides to sell property to the Agency, who ...
The Agency would hire an independent appraiser to establish the fair market value of the property. If the owner is not s... (more)

Redevelopment Projects : Why are redevelopment projects important to the City of Henderson's growth and sus...
The City of Henderson has earned national recognition for its quality of life and for the services it provides its resid... (more)

Developer Assistance: What type of assistance is available to developers interested in building in a rede...
The City of Henderson Redevelopment Agency offers assistance to developers who are interested in building in a redevelop... (more)

Redevelopment Agency Advisory Commission: What is the Redevelopment Agency Advisory Commission?
The Redevelopment Agency Advisory Commission (RAC) is comprised of seven members; appointments to the Commission are mad... (more)

Incentive Program: Tenant Improvement Grant.
Either the building owner, or lessee with notarized letter of consent from the property owner, may apply for the Tenant ... (more)

Redevelopment Agency Advisory Commission: When are the Redevelopment Advisory Commission meeting times?
The Redevelopment Advisory Commission meets the 4th Tuesday of every month at 4:00 p.m. in the City Hall Annex Conferenc... (more)

Redevelopment Agency : What is a Redevelopment Agency?
The Redevelopment Agency purpose and powers are established in NRS Chapter 279. The Agency serves as the governing board... (more)

Incentive Program: Sign Grant.
Stake your claim in style! This program provides grants for business signs. As an eligible business owner, you can recei... (more)

Redevelopment Relocation: In the event of property purchase, does the Redevelopment Agency provide assistan...
When a property owner, whether commercial or residential, sells property within the redevelopment area for the purpose o... (more)

Incentive Program: Mini-Facade Improvement Program.
Freshen up your facade! This program is similar to the facade improvement program above, but it is available to the prop... (more)

Redevelopment Projects : Why do we have redevelopment projects?
Projects are used to interrupt the cycle of blight in a redevelopment area. Whether funds are used to remidiate environm... (more)

Redevelopment Areas: How do current businesses within a redevelopment area benefit?
Existing businesses within a redevelopment area can take advantage of several opportunities to expand and enhance their ... (more)

Incentive Program: Facade Improvement Program.
Give your business a face-lift! As a property owner, this program can help you improve your commercial building and stor... (more)

Redevelopment Agency Property Acquisition: How can I find out if the Redevelopment Agency is interested in...
The Redevelopment Agency evaluates property purchase opportunities on a case-by-case basis. Our Redevelopment office can... (more)

Redevelopment Project Area : Of what benefit to a citizen is being in a redevelopment project area?
Redevelopment is one of the most effective ways to breathe new life into older areas with social, physical, environmenta... (more)

Redevelopment Area Taxes: Does the redirection of property taxes in redevelopment areas have a negative imp...
During the life of the redevelopment area (30 years), other taxing agencies continue to receive base property tax revenu... (more)

Redevelopment Areas: What is a redevelopment project area?
The creation of Redevelopment Project Areas is a primary tool used by cities and counties to encourage commercial and re... (more)

Property Taxes: As a business or property owner in a redevelopment area, will my property taxes increase?
Only if property value increases. It is important to note that higher taxes from the sale, development or rehabilitation... (more)