Community Development Block Grant
2013-2014 Final Public Hearing Date Change for 2013-2014 CDBG Application Review
Second Amendment to the 2012-2013 Annual Action Plan Public Notice (January 24, 2013)
The City of Elgin has been an entitlement community receiving Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) on a yearly basis from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) since 1976. The funding allocation each year is determined by a formula developed by HUD. CDBG funding is to be used to provide decent housing and a suitable living environment by expanding economic opportunities, principally for low and moderate-income citizens.
View eligible and ineligible activities
For more information on the CDBG, please contact Historic Preservation and Grants Planner Amy Munro
, at (847) 931-6004.
FY 2013-2014 CDBG Submitted Applications
The following applications have been received by the City of Elgin for the FY 2013-2014 CDBG program year:
Five-Year Consolidated Plan
FY 2013-2014 CDBG Application
The deadline to submit applications for the 2013-2014 CDBG program year is Friday, December 14, 2012, at 5:00 p.m.. Project applications submitted after the first public hearing will not be considered for the 2013-2014 CDBG program funding. The tentative date for the first public hearing is Wednesday, January 9, 2013. City Council will select applications based on staff recommendations at the work session scheduled for Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 6:00 pm.
The city develops its own program and funding priorities through the development of the Five Year Consolidated Plan
, which is updated on an annual basis. The consolidated plan outlines funding priorities over a five-year period. Applications made for funding are accepted on a yearly basis, which usually takes place from the end of October to the middle of December. Nonprofit organizations may apply for funding during this time.
Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing
The City of Elgin, in cooperation with Kane County and the City of Aurora, has recently completed a draft Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing. This document
is part of the fair housing planning required of communities that receive certain funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. This report identifies specific barriers to fair housing and proposes recommendations for addressing these items.
Questions should be directed to:
Community Development Department
Attn: Amy Munro
150 Dexter Ct.
Elgin, IL 60120