Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)

The City receives a CDBG entitlement each year from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). These funds can be used for many programs and projects including, but not limited to, fair housing, public services, minor home repair, and public street and sidewalk rehabilitation. HUD regulation stipulates that programs and projects must meet the following objectives:

  • Serve a clientele of which at least 51% are low-income as defined by HUD; or,
  • Serve a target low-income neighborhood as defined by the CDBG Program Area Map; and,
  • Works to achieve any combination of the following outcomes and objectives:
    • Objectives: Decent Housing, Suitable Living Environment, Economic Opportunity
    • Outcomes: Availability/Accessibility, Affordability, Sustainability