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Community Development Block Grant
Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
The primary purpose of the CDBG program is to develop viable communities by providing decent housing and a suitable living environment and by increasing economic opportunities, principally for persons of low / moderate income.

Communities receiving CDBG funds from the State may use the funds for:
  • acquisition of property for public purposes
  • construction or reconstruction of streets, water and sewer facilities, neighborhood centers, recreation facilities, and other public works
  • demolition
  • rehabilitation of public and private buildings
  • planning activities
  • public services
  • assistance to nonprofit entities for community development activities
  • assistance to private, for profit entities to carry out economic development activities