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2021/22 CDBG Grant Notice & Application

2021/22 CDBG GRANT NOTICE & APPLICATION
Posted on 12/23/2020
CDBG GRANT21-22 CDBG Notice & Grant Application

Each year, Escalon receives an annual allocation of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Program funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to assist low and moderate income persons, provide decent housing, a suitable living environment and/or expand economic opportunities.  These funds are allocated by HUD utilizing a formula which considers population, poverty, overcrowded units, and age of housing.  The City estimates its 2021-2022 allocation will be as follows:

CDBG             $75,000                       HOME            $12,807

The estimates above are based on 2020-2021 final allocations.  Amounts are subject to increase or decrease based on the Congressionally approved budget, anticipated to be announced in the Spring of 2021. All figures above are only estimates, and are subject to change.

The City will begin accepting applications on December 21, 2020. An application for the use of CDBG and HOME funds can be obtained through the Internet at http://www.cityofescalon.org/government/departments/development_services/planning. The application is available in WORD format.  Printed applications can be obtained from the City’s Community Development Department by calling (209) 691-7430.

The completed applications will be reviewed by City staff to determine whether the proposed activity meets HUD’s national objectives and the City’s community development objectives.  Furthermore, the proposed activity will be reviewed for compliance with HUD program eligibility criteria.  All proposals that meet these requirements, will then be reviewed by the County for adherence to the County’s 2020-2025 Consolidated Plan.  The City will then recommend to the City Council which proposals should be funded.  All applicants will be notified in writing of funding recommendations in February/March 2021.  Funds allocated as part of this process will not be available until July 2021.  Program funds are not available to individuals.

To be considered for funding, TWO (2) original completed and signed applications must be received at Escalon City Hall, 2060 McHenry Ave., Escalon CA 95320, by 4:00pm on January 29, 2021.  A separate application must be submitted for each proposed activity. A separate application must be submitted for each proposed activity. Emailed applications will be allowed this year due to COVID-19.  Applications received after the deadline, regardless of the postmarked date, will NOT be accepted.  Applications submitted without the required attachments will NOT be accepted.

A public informational meeting will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, January 4, 2021.  Due to COVID-19 restrictions, this meeting will be held “virtually”.  All interested parties are invited to attend and ask any questions pertaining to the application process.  Attendance at this meeting is not mandatory to be considered for funding.  If you would like to participate in this virtual GoToMeeting please visit:

https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/765954333

You can also dial in using your phone.
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For more information or questions, please contact:

City of Escalon

2060 McHenry Ave

Escalon CA 95320

209-691-7430