City of Tracy Opens Community Development Block Grant and Home Investment Partnership Program Application Period for 2020-2021
16 Dec 2019
Tracy, Calif. - The City of Tracy’s annual Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Home Investment Partnership Program (HOME) applications for projects beginning July 1, 2020 are now available. An informational meeting to help guide applicants through the process and answer questions will be held on Thursday, January 9, 2020, at 5 p.m. at Tracy City Hall, 333 Civic Center Plaza in Conference Room 203. Applications are due by 5 p.m. on Monday, January 13, 2020.
The funds, granted through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) target programs and/or projects geared towards assisting low and moderate-income persons by providing decent housing, a suitable living environment and expanding economic opportunity.
New program procedures allow all potential applicants to compete for funds throughout San Joaquin County. As a grant program partner of the County, the City of Tracy will accept CDBG/HOME applications for services and projects within the City, and make priority-ranked funding recommendations to San Joaquin County for a final selection of grant awardees on March 20, 2020. Applicants may compete for the San Joaquin County annual allocation funding pool, which is estimated to include:
- $405,000 for CDBG Public Services Category
- $2,295,000 for CDBG Public Facilities/Public Improvements Category
- $1,100,000 for HOME Eligible Projects/Activities
The City of Tracy’s estimated CDBG allocation for FY 2020-2021 is $478,000. Funding for public service activities is capped at 15% of the City’s annual allocation.
Programs and projects must meet HUD's National objectives and criteria to be eligible through the application process. The Tracy City Council has approved the following CDBG and HOME local funding priorities, in priority rank order for each grant program category:
CDBG Public Services Category:
- Food Distribution Services
- Homelessness Prevention, Intervention and Transitional Housing Services
- Senior and Special Needs Services
- Domestic Violence Services
- Youth Education and Enrichment Services
CDBG Public Facilities/Improvements Category:
- Public Parks and Facilities
- Removal of Architectural Barriers (ADA)
- Address issues of public safety, health and welfare;
- Rehabilitate residential properties occupied by low income persons; and,
- Partner to construct income-restricted family and senior housing facilities.
The CDBG and HOME funds application and grant funding requirements may be obtained from the City’s website, or in-person at the Development Services Department - Economic Development Division, located inside Tracy City Hall, 333 Civic Center Plaza in Tracy, CA.
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