Community Development


The primary objective of the Community Development Program is the development of viable urban communities, including decent housing and a suitable living environment and expanding economic opportunities, principally for persons of low and moderate income. Consistent with this primary objective, the federal assistance provided is for the support of community development activities which are directed toward the following specific objectives.

Action Plan

Caper Notices 

Action Plans & Summary

All projects and activities must either principally benefit low-and moderate-income persons, or aid in the prevention or elimination of slums and blight, or meet other community development needs having a particular urgency


  1. Community Development Block Grant
  2. Housing Rehabilitation Program

The Community Development Block Grant allows the Office of Community Development to provide elderly with assistance in housing rehabilitation and emergency repairs, providing transportation and meals, and providing respite care services. Youth services such as recreation programs, after school programs and day care to assist in the proper development of children and young adults in low and moderate income neighborhoods are also supported through this program.