Community Development Block Grant

Community Development Block Grant Program
The federal Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 created the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program that is today administered by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
Community Development Block Grant

2017 Funding Application Round is Open

The City has released its Request for Proposals for 2017 CDBG funds.  Approximately $89,000 in public service funding is available for funding for activities that benefit low- and moderate-income areas or low- and moderate-income persons.  Applications were due on August 27, 2016, application submission is now closed. The 2017 Action Plan will be approved at the City Council meeting on November 10th.  See timeline below:    
 
Review Period for Submitted Applications August 29-September 9, 2016
Draft Action Plan to City Council
(Public Hearing)
October 13, 2016
Action Plan Public Review Period October 12-November 10, 2016
Final Action Plan to City Council
(Public Hearing)
November 10, 2016
Program Year Begins January 1, 2017

Entitlement Community


The CDBG Program grants federal funds to state and local governments for a variety of housing and community development activities. The City receives CDBG funding as an Entitlement Community.  The national objectives of the program, administered nationally by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) are to:
  • Provide decent housing,
  • Create a suitable living environment, and
  • Expand economic opportunities for low and moderate income people.

Past Programs & Public Improvements

Examples of past programs and public improvements that have received Citrus Heights CDBG funding include:
  • Free meals for senior citizens
  • Homeless services
  • Housing repair loans and grants
  • Playground equipment
  • Sidewalk installation
  • Street lighting
  • Teen recreation and leadership programs

2015-2019 CDBG Consolidated Plan


The Consolidated Plan is required by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in order for local jurisdictions to receive federal housing and community development funds under the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG).  This plan is updated every 5 years. The overall goal of the CDBG program is to provide decent housing, provide a suitable living environment, and expand economic opportunities.  

View Consolidated Plan 
 

Annual Action Plan


The Action Plan describes the projects and programs the City will carry out to meet its goals over the course of the fiscal year. The Action Plan relates annual expenditures of the grant funds to the Consolidated Plan.

 2016 Action Plan
 2015 Action Plan
 2014 Action Plan 
   

Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report


Each year, the city must prepare and publish a Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER). This report documents the city's performance against the annual goals of the Action Plan and the 5-year goals of the Consolidated Plan.
 
 2015 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report
 2014 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report
 2013 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report 
 


Accessibility Requests


Persons interested in participating in the annual CDBG planning process or who wish to apply for CDBG funding who may require accessibility assistance should contact the city at least 3 business days prior to a meeting date to allow the city time to make the arrangements. All meetings are held in an accessible structure. Accessibility assistance examples include:
  • Persons with limited English language proficiency and require an interpreter
  • Persons who require an American Sign Language interpreter