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, OCTOBER 4, 2013.  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.

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

FY 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.

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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.

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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.

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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

City of Pittsburgh Department of City Planning
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