CDBG and HOME Programs

Overview

 The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program is a federal grant program funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) that provides funding for a variety of projects and programs to serve low income residents and areas.

The Home Investment Partnership Program is also funded by HUD and provides funding exclusively for affordable housing activities benefitting low income households. 

More information on these programs can be found on the following HUD Web Pages:

Uses of CDBG and HOME Funds
The City receives about $700,000 - $800,000 each year in CDBG and HOME funds. Much of the funding is allocated to non-profit agencies.  The CDBG and HOME funds are used to develop and maintain affordable housing, finance public improvements and fund public service agencies that serve lower income households.

CDBG and HOME Grant Recipients
All public service grant recipients are required to complete and submit progress reports online through Zoomgrants.    

CDBG/Home Funding Application

The City of Mountain View administers a two-year application cycle for public service agencies and an annual cycle for capital projects. Applications are typically available in October or November of every year. 

FY 2017-18 Application – Public Service Agencies and Capital Projects. – The application period for CDBG/HOME funding is now closed. 

 Public Hearing Schedule for FY 2017-18 CDBG/HOME Funding Cycle

  • Applications will be reviewed by the Human Relations Commission and City Council February - April 2017. Awarded funding will be available July 1, 2017. 
  • Human Relations Commission Hearing(s)

    February 2, 2017 - Public Services                        March 2, 2017 - Capital Projects 

  • Council Hearing - April 2017

FY 2018-19 Application (Capital Projects Only) – The CDBG funding application guidelines and application forms will be available October 2017.   

Fiscal Year (FY) 2017-18 CDBG/HOME Funding Proposals

The City received four (4) capital project funding proposals and nineteen (19) public service funding requests during the FY 2017-18 application period.

CDBG Public Service Funding Requests

Combination CDBG and General Fund Public Service Funding Requests

General Fund Public Service Funding Requests

CDBG Capital Project Funding Requests 

HOME Capital Project Funding Request

Federal Compliance Requirements
Every five years the City Council adopts a Consolidated Plan that contains the goals and objectives for the City’s CDBG and HOME funding. Annually, the City Council adopts an Action Plan based on the funding allocations received in a given year. Links to the current Consolidated and Action Plans are provided below: 

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