Description: The Housing program works to fund projects designed to develop decent, safe, sanitary and affordable housing. As part of the Commonwealth’s allocation from the CDBG program, these projects have been allocated $2,900,000 estimate for 2019 with the maximum amount of $1,000,000 of CDBG funding per project.
Eligibility: All cities and counties are eligible to apply for the funds with the exception of Ashland, Bowling Green, Covington, Elizabethtown, Henderson, Hopkinsville, Lexington-Fayette County, Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government, and Owensboro. These entitlement communities receive CDBG funds directly from HUD.
Dates: The application submission dates are April 1, 2020 – February 28, 2021.
Description: CERF funds are provided to give communities a means to restore infrastructure or housing that severe weather or natural disasters have negatively impacted. As part of the Commonwealth’s allocation from the CDBG program, these projects will be allocated an amount to be determined based on need with the maximum amount of $100,000 of CDBG funding per project.
Eligibility: Only communities that have experienced a disaster and have a Declaration of Emergency from the Governor may submit an application for these funds.
Dates: Community Emergency Relief Fund (CERF) – The application submission dates are April 1, 2020 – February 28, 2021.