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community development block grant program (cdbg)

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COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM (CDBG)

The City of Portland, Maine is an Entitlement Community for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) from the Federal Department of Housing and Urban Development.

The goal of the CDBG program is to develop viable communities by promoting integrated approaches that provide decent housing, a suitable living environment, and expanded economic opportunities for low and moderate income persons.
The primary means towards this end is the development of partnerships among all levels of government and the private sector, including for-profit and non-profit organizations.

CDBG: OVERVIEW

CDBG: Goals or National Objectives

  1. Benefit low and moderate income persons or eligible areas
  2. Prevent or eliminate slum or blighted areas
  3. Address an urgent or emergency community need

CDBG: Eligible Activities, including but not limited to:

Please contact staff for additional information.

Funding Categories

20% Planning and Administration
33% Social Services
47% Development Activities:
• Economic Development
• Housing
• Public Infrastructure
• Public Facilities

LOCAL PRIORITIES

Goal

Priority Impacts Initiatives

2014-2015 RECOMMENDATIONS

CDBG Committee Recommendations 2014-2015

 

FINAL ALLOCATIONS

CDBG 2013-2014 Allocations
CDBG 2012-2013 Allocations
CDBG 2011-2012 Allocations
CDBG 2010-2011 Allocations
CDBG 2009-2010 Allocations
CDBG 2008-2009 Allocations
CDBG 2007-2008 Allocations

HISTORY of CDBG PRIORITIES & PROCESS

Narrative History of CDBG Priorities
CDBG Priority Task Force Report 2008
HCD Task Force Report 2007
Shapiro Boxer-Macomber Memo 2006

Order 46 - 10/11 CDBG Changes
Order 91 - 08/09 CDBG Priority Task Force Recommendations
Order 70 - 07/08 HCD Task Force Ten Point Plan