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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 2011, Carrollton has received approximately $10 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.

Explore the projects CDBG money has been used for:

  • Gravley Center - The former city hall, now office space for local social service providers 
  • Hill N' Dale II Sidewalks 
  • N.O.T.I.C.E. Program- Project to rebuild waterlines, streets, and sidewalks in one of Carrollton's CDBG qualified neighborhoods.
  • Minor Exterior Home Repair Program
  • Enhanced Code Enforcement
  • Grant Administration and Planning 

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.

Consolidated Plan

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.

Previous CAPERs: 

Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Study 2008-2009

City Seeks Public Input on Federal Grant Funding

On October 1, 2012, the City of Carrollton will received approximately $759,782 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.

The City of Carrollton is currently in the process of preparing a final Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) for the 2012 program year.  This document reviews and reports on the accomplishments of the Carrollton CDBG program for the period spanning October 1, 2012 through September 30, 2013.  A draft copy pf the report is available for public review and can be downloaded from this website.  (This link is listed above un CAPER as Draft Program Year 2012). 

In an effort to solicit increased community participation and involvement in identifying community development needs, the Neighborhood Advisory Commission (NAC) will conduct a public hearing to receive citizen input on Thursday November 14, 2013.  The NAC Commission and the City Council cordially invite your comments, concerns and/or ideas on the uses of these funds. 

The City of Carrollton City Council will hold a public hearing on December 3 to receive your comments on the 2013 CAPER. The public hearing will be held at 6:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers on the 2nd Floor of City Hall, 1945 E Jackson Road.

If you're unable to attend, you may submit written comments, concerns and/or ideas to address in the attached public notice.

Last updated: 2/17/2014 8:55:30 AM