Community Development Block Grant
The Christiansburg Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program is funded through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The CDBG program encompasses the Annual Action Plan, the Consolidated Plan, and a Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER). Citizen input is critical to this process and comment periods are advertised for one month in consideration of any plan or report.
Consolidated Plan/ Annual Action Plan
The Consolidated Plan outlines proposed activities for CDBG funding and specific activities for the program year beginning in 2022. FY 2022 Annual Action Plan & 2022-2026 Consolidated Plan. Activities include additional infrastructure improvements within the Park District neighborhood (A Low to Moderate Income Census Tract Block Group). Other activities include emergency home repair and homelessness prevention services for qualifying low to moderate income residents. Click here for the Citizen Participation Plan.
Annual Action Plan
The Annual Action Plan outlines the activities the Town will undertake using federal funds granted by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) under the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG). Programs and activities are intended to primarily benefit low-income and moderate-income (LMI) residents of the Town of Christiansburg, neighborhoods with high concentrations of low-income and moderate-income residents, and the Town as a whole. The 2021 Annual Action Plan proposes to replace a waterline on East Main Street, Park Street, Junkin Street and Montague Street. Please see the plan for details:
Substantial amendments were made in June of 2020 to the 2019 Annual Action Plan in order for the Town to receive designated federal CARES Act dollars through the CDBG program.
Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER)
The Town of Christiansburg, as a recipient of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding, is required by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to prepare the Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER).
The CAPER is an evaluation and performance report detailing accomplishments toward meeting the goals outlined in the Consolidated Plan. The CAPER compares actual performance measures with the performance measures listed in the 2021 Annual Action Plan. The public hearing for the CAPER will be held by Town Council at 7:00 PM on Tuesday, October 25, 2022 in the Council Chambers of Town Hall at 100 East Main Street. The comment period will run through Tuesday, November 15, 2022.
For any further information, please contact Andrew Warren at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (540) 382-6120 ext. 1130.