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CDBG Program

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) General Information

The City of Elk Grove became an entitlement jurisdiction in 2003 and receives federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds directly from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.  The United States Congress established the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program in 1974.  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 principally for low income people.

See the Planning documents below to learn more about the City's use of these funds.

FY 2020-20201 Grant Application Technical Assistance

The City held a public meeting and technical assistance workshop on February 4, 2020 to assist applicants and provide members of the public an opportunity to share what types of activities they feel are most needed in Elk Grove.

Public Notices

              Citizen Participation Plan

              The Citizen Participation Plan that sets forth policies and procedures for engaging the public in the development, implementation, and evaluation of the City’s CDBG and related HUD programs, including efforts to affirmatively further fair housing.

              Citizen Participation Plan 2020 Draft
              View Citizen Participation Plan

              Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Reports

              The Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) is the annual report on the use of the CDBG funds and progress toward meeting CDBG goals in the prior fiscal year.  The report is due to HUD each year on September 30th. A 15-day public comment period is usually held each year in September.

              Action Plans

              The Action Plan describes the projects and programs the City will carry out to meet its goals over the course of the fiscal year. It also serves as the budget document and includes information on how the City will meet the needs of special populations.

              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). The overall goal of the CDBG program is to develop viable urban communities by providing decent housing, providing a suitable living environment, and expanding economic opportunities.

              The 2020-2021 Action Plan is included in the 2020-2025 Consolidated Plan.

              2020-2025 Consolidated Plan
              2013-18 Con Plan Amendment Draft
              2013-18 Consolidated plan

              Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice (AI)

              The Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice (AI) Report is a planning process for local governments and public housing agencies to take meaningful actions to overcome historic patterns of segregation, promote fair housing choice, and foster inclusive communities that are free from discrimination. The AI Report is required of states, counties, cities, and public housing authorities that receive federal housing and community development funding. The goal of the AI Report is to help communities analyze challenges to fair housing choice and establish goals and priorities to address fair housing barriers. The AI Report was utilized to help inform the City’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Consolidated Plan.

              The 2020 AI summarizes the state of fair housing and the conditions which might affect the ability of a household to access the housing of its choice. It is organized into several sections providing an executive summary; information on the demographic patterns of the region; an analysis on disproportionate housing needs and publicly supported housing; an examination into access to opportunity; discussion on the housing experience and access to opportunity for residents with disabilities; and a report of community engagement findings. It concludes with discussion on the goals and recommended strategies for regional partners to take to address fair housing and economic opportunity barriers.

              The study was conducted for the Sacramento Valley region as a joint effort among the following entities: the cities of Citrus Heights, Davis, Elk Grove, Folsom, Galt, Isleton, Rancho Cordova, Rocklin, Roseville, Sacramento, West Sacramento, and Woodland; the Housing Authority of Sacramento; Sacramento County; the Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency; and Yolo County Housing.

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