Community Development Block Grants

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The City of Thousand Oaks receives an annual entitlement in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). These federal funds are used for community development projects and public/social services that primarily benefit lower-income households. For information about these funds and the programs funded, contact Caroline Milton at (805) 449-2331 or cmilton@toaks.org.

Public Review and Comment Opportunity – June 22 – July 11, 2017

From June 22 through July 11, 2017, the public is invited to review the City’s proposal for spending Federal housing and community development funding from July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.  The City is a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) entitlement community and will receive a grant of $557,958, effective July 1.  Review the draft Action Plan and provide your comments to Caroline Milton (805-449-2331 or cmilton@toaks.org) by July 11, 2017.  The City Council will consider this Action Plan on July 11, 2017 and that meeting will provide a final public comment opportunity for persons wishing to comment.

2017-18 Draft Action Plan Report 

Attachment # 1:  Housing and Community Development Funding Requests (Non-Profit Agencies)

Attachment # 2:  Public and Social Services Grant Requests (Non-Profit Agencies)

Attachment # 3:  Public Comments and Location Maps

CDBG Funding Community Improvements Project Proposal Form

In accordance with the Federal regulations, CDBG projects must primarily benefit lower-income persons or households. CDBG Project Proposal funding requests are not available for individual persons or households. (Note: there is a separate process for non-profit organizations requesting operational support to deliver public and social services to Thousand Oaks residents.)  

FY 2017-18 (July 2017 through June 2018) project proposal submittal period is closed.

Community Development Block Grant CAPER Report

The Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) documents the City's actual expenditures of CDBG funds during the prior program year (July 1 through June 30). The CAPER report is prepared each September for submission to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

CDBG Needs Assessment (Federal Funds)

Each year the City invites public comments on the unmet needs of lower-income persons and households. The City considers these comments prior to drafting a spending plan for its annual Community Development Block Grant (CDGB) entitlement from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). These Federal funds are used for community development activities and public/social services that primarily benefit lower-income households.

CDBG Needs Assessment Administrative Hearing Meeting Notes:

CDBG Action Plan

This report describes the City's planned expenditures of Federal funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

2015-2019 Ventura County Consolidated Plan

For the first time, this required HUD document was prepared on a regional basis with the County of Ventura as lead agency.

2015-2019 Citizen Participation Plan (Resolution 2015-023)

The City’s revised Citizen Participation Plan describes how the public can participate in the City’s CDBG program-related Consolidated Plan process.

Community Development Block Grant Recovery (CDBG-R) Funds

In addition to its annual CDBG entitlement in FY 2009-2010, the City received a one-time supplemental grant of $182,881 as part of the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act. This Community Development Block Grant Recovery (CDBG-R) funding was used to replace 63 roof-mounted air conditioning units and 63 in-unit heaters at the low- and moderate-income housing complex, Bella Vista Apartments, located at 2011-2025 Los Feliz Drive. The City partnered with local non-profit affordable housing development organization Many Mansions on this housing improvements project. To view CDBG-R related documents, please click the links below.

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