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Special Emergency Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program funds are being allocated by HUD to this jurisdiction in the amount of $1,592,787, as authorized by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), Public Law 116-136.The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) (Public Law 116-136) makes available $5 billion in supplemental Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding for grants to prevent, prepare for, and respond to coronavirus (CDBG-CV grants).

The links below provide notification to the public on how the City of Evansville plans to use these funds and provides information to the public on how to comment.

CDBG 2020 Cares Act

CDBG-CV Budget

As a result of COVID-19 and having to use alternative methods to give public notice and allow public comment, the City of Evansville has amended its Citizen Participation Plan (CPP). The updates to the plan have been highlighted in yellow and are provided for review in the link below. This CPP amendment is part of the City's Substantial Amendment to HUD.

Citizens Participation Plan Amended

Special Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) Program funds are being allocated by HUD to this jurisdiction in the amount of $790,410, as authorized by the Coronavirus
Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), Public Law 116-136. These special ESGCV funds are to be used to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) among individuals and families who are homeless or receiving homeless assistance; and to support additional homeless assistance and homelessness prevention activities to mitigate the
impacts of COVID-19.

The links below provide notification to the public on how the City of Evansville plans to use these funds and provides information to the public on how to comment.

ESG 2020 CARES Act

ESG-CV Budget

As a result of COVID-19 and having to use alternative methods to give public notice and allow public comment, the City of Evansville has amended its Citizen Participation Plan (CPP). The updates to the plan have been highlighted in yellow and are provided for review in the link below. This CPP amendment is part of the City's Substantial Amendment to HUD.

Citizens Participation Plan Amended

As a result of restrictions on public gatherings as mandated by the Governor, DMD has cancelled its remaining 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan public meetings. In efforts to fulfill the obligation to receive citizen input, the alternative to the public meetings is to post the 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan Presentation online for public review and comment, which can be accessed by clicking the link below. If you wish to comment, please email dbailey@evansville.in.gov or call the DMD office at 812-436-7823. DMD office hours are M-F 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. DMD will accept and consider all comments received by 6/15/2020 at 4:00 p.m.

Thank you for your time and participation.

Consolidated Plan

2020-2024 Consolidated Plan/2020 Action Plan Presentation for Comment

2020-2024 Consolidated Plan Presentation

2020-2024 Consolidated Plan Draft

2020 Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing

DMD's Community Development staff is responsible for the overall administration of federal grant funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development:

  • Community Development Block Grant funds (CDBG)
  • HOME Investment Partnerships Program
  • Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP)
  • Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG)

Additionally, Community Development is responsible for other grant funds received from the Indiana Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration, and other agencies.

The administration of CDBG, HOME, NSP and ESG projects includes:

  • Disbursement of funds
  • Financial reporting
  • Monitoring the progress of each project

Community Development staff conducts the annual funding process from the solicitation of project proposals to the submission of the Consolidated Housing and Community Development Annual Action Plan to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

The entire process encompasses about seven months and includes:

  • Review by staff
  • Citizens Advisory Committee submits recommendations to the Mayor
  • Mayor reviews recommendations
  • Presentation of Mayor's recommendations to the City Council
  • Final budget action by the City Council

US Department of Housing and Urban Development reviews our programs each year and sends us a report.

2020 Community Development Brochure

Proposals:

2021 CDBG and ESG Agency Grant Training Acknowledgement Form

2021 CDBG Proposal Packet

2021 ESG Proposal Packet

2020 HOME Proposal Packet

Manuals: Summaries of how federal programs are to be managed

Plans: Annual plan to address needs identified in the Consolidated Plan

Progress Reports: grant updates and performance outcomes.

Standard Operating Procedures: Operation guides for federal grants

Market Studies: Studies to support the need for services and/or programs offered in the community

NSP Substantial Amendment- Quarterly Performance Reports (QPR)