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Community Dev Block Grant Program
Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG)
Authorized under Title 1 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, the CDBG Program provides eligible cities and counties with annual formula-based grants. These grants can be used to revitalize neighborhoods, expand affordable housing, offer economic opportunities and improve community facilities and services.
Funding received from Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for CDBG activities or projects is used locally to meet priority community needs identified in the City of New Braunfels
. All activities carried out with CDBG funding must meet one of the following national objectives:
Benefit low and moderate-income persons
Aid in the prevention or elimination of slums or blight
Meet community development needs having a particular urgency (i.e., respond to a hurricane, tornado, flood, or similar disaster)
Grant recipients must certify that at least 70% of HUD funds must be expended on behalf of low and moderate-income persons.
Program Year 2014
Program year 2014 applications are not available. The new application period is expected to open in April 2013.
Program Year 2013
Program year 2013 has received an increase in funding of $69,991. Applications are now being accepted for the increase in funding only. Applications should be submitted to the Community Development Department of the City of New Braunfels no later than 4:00 pm on Tuesday, July 2, 2013. Applications received after this date and time will not be accepted.
CDBG program application PY 2013 increased funding
Public hearing notice and notice of fund availability
The Community Development Advisory Committee will review the applications for the increased funding on July 10, 2013 at 6pm at City Hall. Applicants should plan to attend this meeting and give an overview of their application.
CDBG program application evaluation form
"Playing by the Rules" - Handbook for CDBG subrecipients
Sample audit management letter
Sample audit corrective action plan / statement
Sample audit cover letter (not a management letter)
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