Community Development Administration Division
Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG)
Community Development
412-255-2211

The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program is an ongoing federal program which provides support to low and moderate income neighborhoods. Under this program, eligible community groups can receive grants for a wide range of projects which address housing, economic and human service needs of low and moderate income residents and neighborhoods.

All applications must be in City Planning’s Office on or before 3:00 p.m., FRIDAY, September 26, 2014.  A postmark date does not meet the deadline.  APPLICATION CANNOT BE EMAILED. AN ORIGINAL SIGNATURE ON ONE COPY, AND TWO ADDITIONAL HARD COPIES ARE REQUIRED.

To Automatically receive Community Development Division mailings, applications and notices, please following this link to provide your information:

Community Development Contact List Request

For more information on available funds and eligibility requirements of the CDBG program, call 412-255-2211.

 

FY 2015-2019 Draft Consolidated Plan & FY 2015 Draft Annual Action Plan

The City of Pittsburgh has prepared its DRAFT Five Year Consolidated Plan (CP) for the period of FY 2015 through FY 2019. The Consolidated Plan is a strategic plan to implement Federal programs for housing and community & economic development activities within the City of Pittsburgh. The Consolidated Plan is a requirement of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) under the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Home Investment Partnership (HOME), and the Emergency Shelter Grant (ESG) programs. This Consolidated Plan covers the period beginning April 1, 2015 through March 31, 2019. In addition, the City has prepared its DRAFT FY 2015 Annual Action plan which documents the activities the City will fund for FY 2015. The final Five Year Consolidated Plan will be submitted to the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on April 13, 2015.

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FY 2015-2019 Draft Analysis of Impediments

The City of Pittsburgh prepared its FY 2015-2019 DRAFT Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice in accordance with the Housing and Community Development Act of 1874, as amended, which state that each entitlement community must "affirmatively further fair housing."  In order to "Affirmatively further fair housing" each entitlement community must conduct a Fair Housing Analysis which identified any impediments to fair housing choice.

 

NOTICE OF DISPLAY OF PLANS AND PUBLIC HEARING

FOR FY 2015-2019 FIVE YEAR CONSOLIDATED PLAN,

FY 2015 ANNUAL ACTION PLAN, & ANALYSIS OF IMPEDIMENTS

TO FAIR HOUSING CHOICE, CITY OF PITTSBURGH, PA

Notice is hereby given by the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, PA  that it has prepared a Five Year Consolidated Plan for FY 2015-2019, an Annual Action Plan for FY 2015, and an Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice.  The City intends to submit its FY 2015 Annual Action Plan in the amount of $12,766,552 for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds; $1,636,132 in HOME funds; $1,159,290 in Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funds; and $721,418 in HOPWA funds.  The FY 2015 Annual Action Plan will be submitted to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on or before April 13, 2015. 

These plans will be available for review for 30 days.  Written or verbal public comments on these plans will be received until 4:00 P.M. on Thursday, April 9, 2015 and should be directed to the City of Pittsburgh’s Department of City Planning, attention Michael Petrucci, Assistant Director for Community Development, 200 Ross Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219.  The phone number is (412) 255-2211, fax number is (412) 393-0151, and the TDD number is (412) 255-2222.

The City will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 on these plans.  The purpose of the public hearing is to receive comments on the draft FY 2015-2019 Five Year Consolidated Plan, FY 2015 Annual Action Plan, and Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice.  The meeting will take place at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 in the First Floor Conference Room, 200 Ross Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219.  The building is handicapped accessible through the rear.

In order to obtain the views of citizens, public agencies and other interested parties, the City of Pittsburgh has placed the Plans on display and online from March 11, 2015 through April 9, 2015, at the City of Pittsburgh’s website (http://pittsburghpa.gov/dcp/community-development/cdbg).  Copies of the plans may also be examined during normal hours of operation at the following locations:

 

Department of City Planning

200 Ross Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

 

Urban Redevelopment Authority

200 Ross Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

 

Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh

200 Ross Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219

 

The City of Pittsburgh’s proposed activities for funding under the FY 2015 Annual Action Plan and the entire FY 2015 Operating & Capital Budget for the City of Pittsburgh are on display or may be viewed on the City of Pittsburgh’s website at http://apps.pittsburghpa.gov/mayorpeduto/2015_Operating_Budget_PDF.pdf

The plans were developed after conducting an initial public hearing; community meetings; round table meetings with housing, social services, and community and economic development agencies/organizations; meeting with City staff; community-wide citizen questionnaire, and receiving both written and verbal comments, requests, and identified needs from the local community. If you are interested in attending the public hearing to present comments on the documents please contact Ms. Kelli Dixon at (412) 255-2212, by Wednesday, March 25, 2015.

If the City would undertake an activity that would result in the displacement of families or individuals, then the City would utilize its policy for minimizing such displacement. Furthermore, the City is responsible for replacing all low- and moderate-income housing units that may be demolished or converted as a result of CDBG Funds.

All interested persons, groups, and organizations are encouraged to attend this public hearing and will be given the opportunity to present oral or written testimony concerning the proposed plans and use of Federal funds under the FY 2015-2019 Five Year Consolidated Plan, FY 2015 Annual Action Plan, and Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice.

Written comments or oral comments may be addressed to Mr. Michael Petrucci, Assistant Director for Community Development, 200 Ross Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219.  The phone number is (412) 255-2211, fax number is (412) 393-0151, and the TDD number is (412) 255-2222.

Michael Petrucci, Assistant Director for Community Development

 

2014 Annual Action Plan

The City of Pittsburgh submitted its FY 2014 Annual Action Plan in the amount of $13,005,764 for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds; $1,835,101 in HOME funds; $723,773 in Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) fudns and $1,083,614 in Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funds.These amounts are preliminary and are subject to change based upon the approval of the HUD budget for FY 2014.

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FY 2013 Annual Action Plan

The City of Pittsburgh submitted its FY 2013 Annual Action Plan in the amount of $13,000,000 for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds; $1,934,666 in HOME funds; $1,302,229 in Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funds; and $731,171 in Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) funds. These amounts are preliminary and are subject to change based on the approval of the HUD budget for FY 2013.

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FY 2012 Annual Action Plan

The City of Pittsburgh submitted its FY 2012 Annual Action Plan in the amounts of $13,027,195 for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds; $1,952,340 in HOME funds; $1,302,229 in Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funds; and $731,171 in Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) funds.  These amounts were preliminary and were subject to change based on the approval of the HUD budget for FY 2012.

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FY 2012 Annual Action Plan

FY 2011 Annual Action Plan

The City of Pittsburgh submitted its FY 2011 Annual Action Plan in the amounts of $15,037,738 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds; $3,380,954 in HOME funds; $730,816 in Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funds and $729,568 in Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) funds.  These amounts were preliminary and were subject to change based on the approval of the HUD budget for FY 2011.

Please click on the following link for more details:

FY 2011 Annual Action Plan

FY 2010-2014 Consolidated Plan & FY 2010 Annual Action Plan

The City of Pittsburgh has prepared its Five Year Consolidated Plan (CP) for the period of FY 2010 through FY 2014. The Consolidated Plan is a strategic plan to implement Federal programs for housing, and community & economic development activities within the City of Pittsburgh. The Consolidated Plan is a requirement of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) under the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Home Investment Partnership (HOME), and the Emergency Shelter Grant (ESG) programs. This Consolidated Plan covers the period beginning April 1, 2010 through March 31, 2014. In addition, the City has prepared its FY 2010 Annual Action plan which documents the activities the City will fund for FY 2010. The Five Year Consolidated Plan was submitted to the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on February 15, 2010.

Please click on the following links for more details:

Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER)

The Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER) is submitted to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on June 30th each year. The report describes in detail how all CDBG, HOME, ESG, and HOPWA funds were expended over the past fiscal year from April 1st to March 31st.

Please click on the following links for details:

Analysis of Impediments

The City of Pittsburgh prepared its Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice in accordance with the Housing and Community Development Act of 1874, as amended, which state that each entitlement community must "affirmatively further fair housing."  In order to "Affirmatively further fair housing" each entitlement community must conduct a Fair Housing Analysis which identified any impediments to fair housing choice.

Additional Documents

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