doh: CDBG Small Cities Program

Community Development Block Grant: Small Cities
"The Key to Connecticut's Community Development Future"

Connecticut's Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program, also known as the Small Cities Program, provides funding and technical support for projects that achieve local community and economic development objectives. The Small Cities Program principally benefits low-and moderate-income persons. This program is only available to Connecticut towns and cities with populations of less than 50,000.

Funding for the Connecticut CDBG program is provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) under the guidelines of Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended. Eligible Activities must meet one of the following CDBG program National Objectives: benefiting low and moderate-income persons, eliminating slum and blight or addressing an urgent need.

The primary focus of the CDBG program is to benefit low-and moderate-income persons. The Connecticut CDBG program receives and distributes over thirteen million dollars each year. Since the state took over the administration of the CDBG program in 1982, over $325,700,000 has been invested in Connecticut communities.

Communities participate in a competitive application process annually for CDBG funds to implement their proposed community and economic development projects.

Small Cities Fact Sheet

2017 Small Cities Competitive Funding Round

Department of Housing is pleased to announce 2017 Small Cities Competitive funding round Application Workshop to be held on January 23, 2017 from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm. Details about this workshop are provided in the link below.

2016 Action Plan

2015-2019 ConPlan

HUD Rent and Income Limits

Workshop PowerPoints

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