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Housing and Urban Development Authorities



Release Date: 
February 2001 (78 Pages)
Posted Date:   
March 27, 2012



The CDBG program provides annual grants on a formula basis to be used for a wide range of community development activities directed toward neighborhood revitalization, economic development, and improved community facilities and services. Specific activities include:

  • Acquisition of real property;
  • Acquisition and construction of public works' and facilities;
  • Code enforcement;
  • Relocation assistance;
  • Reconstruction and rehabilitation of residential and non-residential properties;
  • Provision of public services, such as those concerned with employment, moving from welfare to work, drug abuse, child care, crime prevention, and education;
  • Provision of assistance to private, for-profit entities for special economic development activities;
  • Assistance to community-based development organizations to carry out neighborhood revitalization, community economic development, and energy conservation projects;
  • Direct homeownership assistance; and
  • Planning and administrative costs.


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