Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
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Join us to express your thoughts on the CDBG program at one of two community forums! On Friday, October 6 and Saturday, October 7, between 2:00 and 4:00 p.m. at the Bristol Public Library, we will host an open community forum to gather opinions on Bristol’s CDBG program and future goals. All Bristol residents are welcome to attend. Light refreshments will be served.
The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program is a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) program that provides funds annually to all entitlement jurisdictions. CDBG funds are used for community development and affordable housing activities. Each year, the City solicits applications from non-profit organizations serving low and moderate-income residents through programming that addresses priorities and goals established by the Economic & Community Development Board in the 5-Year Consolidated Plan for 2020-2024.
2023-24 CDBG Program
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development allocated $588,210 to the City of Bristol for 2023-2024. The CDBG Annual Action Plan for Year 49 is available here.
Consolidated Annual Performance AND EVALUATION Report (CAPER)
This annual report contains information about the performance of the City's Community Development Block Grant Program in 2022-2023 (Program Year 48). To comment on the draft report, please contact Dawn Leger, Grants Administrator, via email email@example.com, or mail to Economic & Community Development, 111 North Main Street, Bristol, CT 06010. Comments will be accepted until September 15, 2023.
The City is responsible to affirmatively further fair housing choice. This is accomplished by updating the Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice and working to correct the impediments that are identified. The Fair Housing Officer for the City of Bristol is Stephen Bynum, Department of Community Services; he can be reached by email or at 860-314-4690 x3.