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Take a Survey of Community Needs!

The City is seeking input for its 5-Year Consolidated Plan for Housing and Community Development (2020-2024).

The City receives four (4) entitlement grants every year through the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The grants include the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) and the Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA). These programs are designed to principally benefit very low, low- and moderate-income households and individuals with special needs as defined by HUD. To receive these funds the City must prepare a 5-year plan and strategy, known as a Consolidated Plan, to outline how the grant funds will be spent.

The City has developed several surveys to help identify the greatest needs in our community and to develop funding priorities for the next 5-year Consolidated Plan.

 Input from residents, business owners, organizations and non-profit agencies are important. Links to the Resident Survey in English and Spanish and the Non-Profit Agency Survey are below. The online surveys will be available until the first week of March. Please encourage other residents and agencies to complete the surveys as well.


Public Meetings will be held and a draft of the Five-Year Consolidated Plan will be made available in late winter/ early spring for public comment.

If you should have any questions or comments regarding this survey or the Consolidated Plan update process, please contact Allison Champlin at (203) 946-6034 or