Community Development Block Grant Program

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Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)


The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program allocates an estimated $1.9 million in federal funds per year to sub-recipients throughout the Spokane area to conduct activities that improve the lives and living conditions of low and moderate income county residents. The department allocates these funds each year through a Request For Proposal (RFP) process and provides technical assistance and oversight to sub-recipients to ensure compliance with all applicable federal requirements.
 
Sub-recipients use CDBG funds to improve local infrastructure, provide needed human services, improve parks and public facilities, increase recreational opportunities, and create jobs for low-income individuals

Community Development Oversight


Spokane County’s Community Services, Housing, and Community Development Department provides oversight of the CDBG and HOME Programs.

The Housing and Community Development Division provides the technical support necessary to comply with federal laws and regulations, plans for the implementation of the CDBG and HOME programs, allocate funds, establish goals and objectives, and carries out eligible activities.

The Housing and Community Development Division has developed the Annual Action Plan in partnership with the Housing and Community Development Citizen Advisory Committee (HCDAC), the municipal members of the Urban County Consortium, other county departments, area citizens, not-for-profit organizations, local businesses and others.

Program Funding


The Spokane County CDBG and HOME Programs fund eligible activities that address affordable housing, public facility, infrastructure, economic development, public services, and other needs of low-income persons throughout Spokane County.

This could not be done without citizen participation.

HUD HOME 2019 MEDIAN FAMILY INCOME LIMITS effective 6_28_2019
   
Spokane County- Low/Mod Income Percentages Mapping Tool
 

CDBG Budget for 2019

Anticipated 2018 Block Grant Entitlement
$1,583,493
2019 Program Income (Anticipated)
$75,000
2018 Federal Allocation Unobligated   $31,469
Plus De-obligated Funds from Prior Years
$15,000
Total Funds Available for 2018 Projects
$1,927,510
Program Administration, Oversight, Compliance and Planning (20%)
$331,699
Maximum Public Service Funding Allowed (15%)
$244,947

2018 CDBG Projects



Public Services


Public Service Projects - County Wide
Project Name
Amount Funded
Greater Spokane County Meals on Wheels Senior Nutrition  $45,000
Lutheran Community Services Victim Assistance  $40,000
New Hope Resource Center
Emergency Services
$18,000
Salvation Army
Food Bank
 $17,524
Second Harvest  Food bank  $35,632 
 Northwest Fair Housing Alliance
 Fair Housing Counseling

  $10,791
     
Public Service Projects -
Cities and Towns
City/Town
Amount Funded
Cheney Outreach-Emergency Assistance
Cheney
$20,000
The Green House-Emergency Services
Deer Park
$28,000
Medical Lake Community Outreach
Medical Lake
$10,000
Spokane Valley Partners- Emergency Services
Spokane Valley
$20,000
 

Affordable Housing


Housing Projects - County Wide
Project Name
Amount Funded
Spokane Neighborhood Action Programs
Emergency Housing Repair
$215,000
 

Economic Development


Economic Development Projects - County Wide
Project Name
Amount Funded
SNAP Financial Access
Micro Enterprise $125,000

Public Improvements/Infrastructure - County Wide


Public Improvements/Infrastructure - County Wide
Project Name
Amount Funded
N/A
 
N/A
 
$0

Public Improvements/Infrastructure - Cities and Towns


Public Improvement/Infrastructure - Cities and Towns
City/Town
Amount Funded
Sidewalk Improvements
Spokane Valley
 
 $358,133
Sidewalk Improvements Spokane Valley $75,611
Water Improvements
Cheney
$211,800


Public Facilities


No Projects

Planning


No Projects