California Department of Housing and Community Development: Community Development Block Program (CDBG)
Deadline: TBD – Draft guidelines released February 2019. Public comment available until March 29, 2019.
Amount: Within a funding cycle, the Department may issue one or more NOFAs.
Eligibility: Any city or county is eligible to apply for CDBG program funding except a city or county which participates in the HUD-administered CDBG Entitlement Program. (See guidelines for more details) http://www.hcd.ca.gov/grants-funding/active-funding/cdbg.shtml CDBG Partners with rural cities and counties to improve the lives of their low- and moderate-income residents through the creation and expansion of community and economic development opportunities in support of livable communities.
HUD Objective: The primary federal objective of the CDBG program is the development of viable urban communities by providing decent housing and a suitable living environment and through expanding economic opportunities, principally, for persons of low- and moderate-income. “Persons of low and moderate income” are defined as families, households, and individuals whose incomes do not exceed 80 percent of the county median income, adjusted for family or household size.
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