The city of Carrollton, as an entitlement community, receives an annual grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) as part of the Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG). The grant helps fund programs that assist Carrollton residents of low- and moderate-income.
Through Program Year 2014, Carrollton has received approximately $12 million dollars for projects and grant administration. Additionally, the amount used for grant administration, as a percentage of the total grant, is one of the lowest in the region. Efficient use of the grant is important to maximize the benefits to low- and moderate-income residents.
City Seeks Public Input on Federal Grant Funding
On October 1, 2014, the City of Carrollton will received approximately $731,079 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). According to Federal law, these funds must be utilized for the principal benefit of person of low-and moderate-income in Carrollton. In order to receive these funds the city of Carrollton must complete a document every three to five years called the Consolidated Plan. The purpose of the Consolidated Plan is to identify a jurisdiction’s housing and community development needs, priorities, goals and strategies; and to stipulate how funds will be allocated to housing and community development activities.
In an effort to solicit increased community participation and involvement in identifying community development needs, the City of Carrollton will held (3) public meetings to receive your comments on the 2014 – 2018 Consolidated Plan and PY 2014 Action Plan. The first draft of the plan is now available for comment. Please click on the link below to review the document.
PY 2014-2018 Consolidated Plan First Draft
The City Council cordially invites your comments, concerns and/or ideas on the potential uses of these funds. In an effort to solicit increased participation the City Council will hold a public hearing on:
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at 5:45 PM p.m. in the City Council Room on the 2nd Floor of City Hall, 1945 E Jackson Road.
You may submit written comments, concerns and/or ideas to
Sr. Community Development Specialist
or the address in the attached public notice.
Explore the projects CDBG money has been used for:
CDBG Document Library
As a recipient of CDBG funds, the city is required by Federal law to produce several reports. These require Adobe Reader to view.
A note about the program year designation: HUD's calendar does not match the "standard" calendar year; program year 2011 actually starts on October 1, 2011 and ends on September 30, 2012.
The HUD-required Consolidated Plan is a comprehensive effort to plan for Carrollton's long-term community development needs to help define a long-term strategy to use HUD funds. Within the document is an assessment of the city's needs, programs, policies, and application for federal assistance. This is the second such plan to be developed, and was adopted July 6, 2004. In 2009, The City of Carrollton hired BBC Research and Consulting Group to prepare City's 2009-2014 Consolidated Plan. A copy of previous and current plans can be accessed below:
Consolidated Plan 2004-2009
Consolidated Plan 2009-2014
One Year Plan of Action
The HUD-required One Year Plan of Action (Action Plan) is an annual report that outlines the specific projects and activities that will be funded during the program year to address Carrollton's community development priorities as established in the Consolidated Plan.
Previous Action Plans:
Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report
The HUD-required Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) is an annual review of its CDBG Program and the progress made on the implementation of its five-year plan.
Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Study 2008-2009
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