The Renville County HRA/EDA operates a grant program for property owners and local units of government to assist with demolition and cleanup of blighted properties located within Renville County.


Grants of up to $5,000 per residential property or $10,000 per commercial property are available to assist with the proper cleanup of blighted structures that pose a risk to health and safety. Grants require a 1:1 cash match and are reimbursed upon submission of paid receipts for costs incurred.  The deadline for application to this program is July 1, 2024. 

To be eligible for this grant, demolition may not begin on the property until the grant is awarded.  For a full listing of grant rules, guidelines and an application, please visit

For more information on the Renville County HRA/EDA Blight Removal Grant Program, please contact Raven in the HRA office at 507-637-4004 or [email protected] or Jordan in the EDA office at 320-523-3656 or

The Renville County HRA/EDA works to keep the county strong by fostering business growth and development, promoting tourism and recreation, and providing housing opportunities for county residents.