TIF Districts

Through negotiated agreements, the City offers assistance for new construction projects and renovation of existing buildings within Rock Island's five Tax Increment Financing (TIF) districts. The locations and dates of validity of these districts can be found in the list below. For more detailed information on the workings of this financing method, please visit our Tax Increment Financing (TIF) District Explained page.

TIF Districts

Available Assistance

In Illinois, cities may assist developers with the following:

  • Assessment and cleanup of contaminated soil
  • Building rehabilitation
  • Construction of engineered barriers such as parking lots on contaminated sites
  • Demolition and site preparation
  • Land assembly costs

Note: The cost of materials and labor for new construction is not an eligible TIF expense.

Parties interested in TIF Assistance may learn more about the guidelines and fill out an application here.