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Assistance is provided to qualifying cities and towns for housing, community, and economic development projects that assist low and moderate-income residents, or by revitalizing areas of slum or blight.
CDF I is for communities with high statistical indication of need.
CDF II is for communities that are not eligible for CDF I due to lower statistical need.
Mini-Entitlement is for communities that are designated by DHCD to receive an allocation of funds due to their high statistical indication of need, poverty rate and size.
Municipalities with a population of under 50,000 that do not receive CDBG funds directly from the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) are eligible for CDBG funding. Communities may apply on behalf of a specific developer or property owner
Eligible CDBG projects include but are not limited to housing rehabilitation or development, micro-enterprise or other business assistance, infrastructure, community/public facilities, public social services, planning, removal of architectural barriers to allow access by persons with disabilities, and downtown or area revitalization.
Applications can be submitted by individual communities or regionally by multiple communities with one lead community.
This Application Guidance package explains how to apply to the Community Development Funds I and II, and Mini-Entitlement Program, including information on what to submit, deadlines, special eligibility standards, and the application review processes. The CDBG online application and grant management system can be accessed in the OnLine Business section. First-time users need to contact the CDBG staff at DHCD (617-573-1100) prior to using the online system. Applications are accepted once per year for an 18-month project cycle.
Funding limits for all CDBG components are outlined in the One Year Plan.
FY 2017 CDBG Award List
FY 2018 CDBG Application Training
Draft 2018 CDBG One Year plan
CDBG On-Line Application
LMI Score 2018 CDBG Application
CDBG FY 2018 Application Guidance
Appendix AAppendix BAppendix C Appendix D EAppendix FAppendix GAppendix HAppendix IAppendix JAppendix KAppendix L
Infrastructure & Public Facilities
Public Social Services
Architectural Barrier Removal
HUD Guidebook to State CDBG Programs
HUD Income Limits
HUD Income Limit Area Definitions
CDBG Affordable Rent Schedule
Procurement of Services from CDCs
Conflict of Interest Informational Memo
Procurement of a Social Services
Statutory Checklist Guide
Environmental Assessment Checklist
Designing/Constructing Public Facilities
Chapter 30B Procurement Manual
Appendix 2 Chapter 5 Monitoring Forms
Budget and Program Revision Forms