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Community Development Block Grant

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds are received from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on an annual basis to revitalize neighborhoods, expand affordable housing and economic opportunities, and/or improve community facilities and services, principally to benefit low-and moderate-income persons. The Housing and Community Services Division administers approximately $775,000 in CDBG funds annually. CDBG Provides a flexible source of funding viable urban communities by providing decent affordable housing, creating suitable living environments, and expanding economic opportunities, and/or improve community facilities and services, principally to benefit low-and moderate- income persons. The City, with the participation of local citizens, allocate resources toward projects that qualify as meeting one or more of the following three(3) broad national objectives set by Congress. 

1. Benefit low and moderate income persons:                                    

2. Aide to prevent or eliminate slums and blight; or                            

3. Meet other community development needs in an urgent situation: 

 

 

2021-22 CDBG Public Services Application (MS Word format)

2021-22 CDBG Public Services Grant Manual

 

 

The City of Independence has submitted the 2017-21 Five Year Consolidated Plan and 2017-18 Annual Action Plan for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnerships Act programs, authorized by the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development ( HUD)

 

The Consolidated Plan is available here:

2017-21 Five Year Consolidated Plan

Yr 1 CAPER-2017  

Yr 2 CAPER- 2018 

Yr 3 CAPER- 2019

 

 

 Annual Action Plans are available here:

2017-18 Annual Action Plan

2018-20 Annual Action Plan 

2019-20 Annual Action Plan 

2020-21 Annual Action Plan 

2021-22 Annual Action Plan (Draft)