Each year the City receives Federal or CDGB funds to be allocated towards community public service/programs, public improvements, economic development and rehabilitation projects.
To be eligible for CDBG funding, your program or project must meet the following three requirements:
CDBG Eligible Activity – acquisition of real property for an eligible use; acquisition, construction and rehabilitation of public facilities; demolition and clearance of deteriorated buildings; community services for low and moderate income households; removal of barriers that restrict the mobility of elderly or handicapped persons; special economic development activities.
CDBG National Objectives – (1) Project must principally serve low and moderate income persons; (2) Project must eliminate slum and blight, or (3) Project must address a recent and urgent health and safety need.
The Project must address the Community Development objectives the City proposes to pursue.
What is CDBG program? - The federally funded CDBG program was established by the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974.