What activities are eligible for CDBG funding?
CDBG funds may be used for activities which include, but are not limited to:

  • Acquisition of real property
  • Relocation and demolition
  • Rehabilitation of residential and non-residential structures
  • Construction of public facilities and improvements, such as water and sewer facilities, streets, neighborhood centers, and the conversion of school buildings for eligible purposes
  • Public services, within certain limits
  • Activities relating to energy conservation and renewable energy resources
  • Provision of assistance to profit-motivated businesses to carry out economic development and job creation/retention activities

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1. What is the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and what is its purpose?
2. What is the CDBG grant amount the City gets each year?
3. Does the City have to apply for CDBG funds each year from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)?
4. What is an Entitlement Community under CDBG?
5. How is the City's grant amount determined by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)?
6. When is the grant amount announced?
7. What activities are eligible for CDBG funding?
8. What activities are not eligible for CDBG funding?
9. What is the Consolidated Plan?
10. What is an Annual Action Plan?
11. What is an Environmental Review and why is it required for a CDBG funded activity?
12. What is a grant agreement?
13. What are the responsibilities of a CDBG Subrecipient?
14. Is there a time limit for a Subrecipient to spend CDBG funding?
15. When can a subrecipient incur costs for an approved activity?
16. What is the purpose of Subrecipient Monitoring?
17. How is monitoring normally conducted?