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Community Development Block Grants

The CDBG Program provides grants to cities and counties to develop viable urban communities through the provision of decent housing, a suitable living environment and by expanding economic opportunities for low and moderate income persons.

The amount is decided by:

  • Extent of poverty;
  • Population;
  • Housing over-crowding;
  • Age of housing;
  • Growth lag in relationship to other metropolitan areas.

Guidelines are set by individual cities and counties. Priority is given to activities meeting at least one of the three broad national objectives for the program and at least one of the local community development objectives established by each city or county.

Analysis of Impediments

The communities within San Diego County have established a commitment to providing equal housing opportunities for their existing and future residents. This report, the Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice (commonly known as the "AI"), presents a demographic profile of San Diego County, assesses the extent of housing needs among specific income groups, and evaluates the range of available housing choices for residents. The AI also analyzes the conditions in the private market and public sector that may limit the range of housing choices or impede a person's access to housing. More importantly, this AI identifies impediments that may prevent equal housing access and develops solutions to mitigate or remove such impediments.

The Fiscal Year 2015-2109 Consolidated Plan serves as the official application to HUD for Community Development Block Grant funds for the City of Carlsbad. The Consolidated Plan identifies the city's housing and community development needs and sets forth a strategic plan for addressing the identified needs within the context of the CDBG program. The Consolidated Plan covers the planning period of July 1, 2015, through June 30, 2020.

This Fiscal Year 2018 - 2019 Annual Action Plan describes the funding levels distributed to the City of Carlsbad through entitlement funds.

2016-2017 DRAFT Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER)

- Public Notice
- Draft CAPER

Citizen Participation Plan

The Citizen Participation Plan outlines the City of Carlsbad's plan for soliciting and receiving citizen input during preparation of the Five-Year Consolidated Plan and individual annual Action Plans. This Citizen Participation Plan was drafted in accordance with Sections 91.100 and 91.105 of HUD's Consolidated Plan regulations.

CDBG Notice of Funding Availability

Applications are available beginning November 28, 2018, and are DUE at close of business on December 28, 2018.

CDBG Executive Summary Questionnaire
CDBG Funding Plan 2019-2020
Checklist of Documents 2019-2020