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The link below contains the current draft of the City of Evansville's 2024 Action Plan, which outlines the intended use of federal CDBG, ESG, and HOME funds in the upcoming 2024 Program Year (July 1, 2024 - June 30, 2025). The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) requires a 30-day comment period on the 2024 Annual Action Plan, which will begin on May 24, 2024, and end on June 24, 2024. Written comments should be submitted to the DMD office located at 1 NW Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Room 306 no later than 4:30 PM on May 24, 2024. 

2024 Action Plan Draft

2024 Action Plan Presentation

The link below provides notification to the public regarding the City of Evansville's plans to submit a Substantial Amendment to the 2023 Annual Action Plan. The purpose of the amendment is to re-allocate Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program funds. Please view the document for further information, including how to submit a public comment.

2023 Action Plan Substantial Amendment 2.7.24

The link below provides notification to the public on how the City of Evansville plans to submit a Substantial Amendment to allocate Special Emergency Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program funds (Cares Act), re-program Community Development Block Grant Funds (CDBG), and provides information to the public on how to comment.

CDBG and CDBG CV (Cares Act) Substantial Amendment

The link below provides notification to the public on how the City of Evansville plans to submit a Substantial Amendment to allocate Special Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program funds (Cares Act) and provides information to the public on how to comment.

CDBG CV (CARES Act) Substantial Amendment Promise Kids Program

The link below provides notification to the public on how the City of Evansville plans to submit a Substantial Amendment to allocate Special Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program funds (Cares Act) and provides information to the public on how to comment.

CDBG CV (CARES Act) Substantial Amendment

HOME-ARP PLAN

Needs Assessment and Gap Analysis for HOME-ARP Funding Evansville, IN

The HOME Investment Partnerships American Rescue Plan Program (HOME-ARP) provides funding to HOME PJs to reduce homelessness and increase housing stability across the country.

The link below provides notification to the public on how the City of Evansville plans to submit a Substantial Amendment to use these funds and provides information to the public on how to comment.

HOME-ARP Substantial Amendment

HOME-ARP Event

The week of March 14-18, 2022 the City of Evansville Department of Metropolitan Development will be hosting a conference to update our local plan to end homelessness and to appropriate HOME funds received as part of the American Rescue Plan.  Please feel free to join to us for all or any part of this event by either Zoom or in person. The Zoom information is provided in the link below.

https://evansvillehomeless.org/home-arp/

The link below provides notification to the public on how the City of Evansville plans to submit a Substantial Amendment to re-program Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program funds and provides information to the public on how to comment.

ECHO FEC Substantial Amendment

The link below provides notification to the public on how the City of Evansville plans to submit a Substantial Amendment to re-program Special Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Program funds (Cares Act) from round 2 and provides information to the public on how to comment.

ESG 2020 CARES Act Round 2 Substantial Amendment

The link below provides notification to the public on how the City of Evansville plans to submit a Substantial Amendment to re-program Special Emergency Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program funds (Cares Act) from round 1 and provides information to the public on how to comment.

CDBG 2020 CARES Act Round 1 Substantial Amendment

Special Emergency Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program funds are being allocated by HUD to this jurisdiction in the amount of $750,657, 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 link below provides notification to the public on how the City of Evansville plans to submit a Substantial Amendment to use these funds and provides information to the public on how to comment.

CDBG 2020 Cares Act Round 3 Substantial Amendment

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 link below provides notification to the public on how the City of Evansville plans to submit a Substantial Amendment to use these funds and provides information to the public on how to comment.

2015-2019 Consolidated Plan and 2019 Annual Action Plan Substantial Amendment

Special Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) Program funds are being allocated by HUD to this jurisdiction in the amount of $941,088, 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 link below provides 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 Round 2

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 and 2020 Annual Action Plan

PR-15 Meetings

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.

2023 Community Development Brochure

PROPOSALS:

Playing by the Rules a Handbook for CDBG Subrecipients

2024 CDBG ESG Grant Training Presentation

2024 Conflict of Interest Questionnaire

2024 CDBG Proposal Packet

2024 ESG Proposal Packet

2024 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.

The Consolidated Plan is carried out through Annual Action Plans, which provide a concise summary of the actions, activities, and the specific federal and non-federal resources that will be used each year to address the priority needs and specific goals identified by the Consolidated Plan. Grantees report on accomplishments and progress toward Consolidated Plan goals in the Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER).

The City of Evansville Department of Metropolitan Development is currently working on updating information for the 2022 CAPER that will be submitted to HUD. The document attached below is a working draft that will be updated periodically as sections are completed. 

Standard Operating Procedures: Operation guides for federal grants

NSP Substantial Amendment- Quarterly Performance Reports (QPR)