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 or... (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)

Residential Improvement Program: What is the Residential Improvement Program?
The Redevelopment Agency offers a financial assistance program for homeowners interested in improving the exterior fa&cc... (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 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)

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 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)

Residential Improvement Program: Does my home qualify for the Residential Improvement Program?
To qualify for the Residential Assistance Program your home must be located in the Downtown or Eastside Redevelopment Ar... (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 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)

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

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)

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 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 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)

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 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 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 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)

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)