U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) Grants
Each year, the City of Corona receives Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) funds from HUD. The Community Development Department, Housing Services Division is responsible for administering these funds.
CDBG funds provide resources to improve the physical, economic, and social conditions in the community principally to benefit low- and moderate-income residents. HOME funds are intended to preserve existing affordable housing and to expand affordable housing options in the community.
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GRANTS PLANNING DOCUMENTS
To receive CDBG and HOME funds, the City develops a Consolidated Plan every five years. This plan includes a comprehensive assessment of housing, community and economic development needs in Corona and provides a five-year strategy to address identified needs. The current Consolidated Plan was approved by the City Council on April 15, 2015 to cover program years 2015-2016 through 2019-2020.
Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice
The Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice is a five-year planning document that identifies possible conditions in which individuals of similar income levels in the same housing market may have their housing choice influenced by race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, sex, disability, marital status, familial status, source of income, sexual orientation or similar factors. The Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice reviews public and private policies, practices and procedures affecting housing choice and outlines recommendations to address identified impediments. The current Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice was approved by the City Council on April 15, 2015 to cover program years 2015-2016 through 2019-2020.
Citizen Participation Plan
The Citizen Participation Plan provides the City of Corona’s procedures for encouraging citizen participation in the grants planning process for HUD-funded programs and projects. The current Citizen Participation Plan was approved by the City Council on November 20, 2013. The City is currently updating the Citizen Participation Plan. The draft Citizen Participation Plan is available for public review and comment from August 30, 2019 to October 2, 2019.
The Action Plan is Corona’s annual CDBG and HOME funding strategy that identifies the programs and projects to receive CDBG and HOME funds each year. Each Action Plan covers a single program year beginning July 1 and ending June 30.
- 2019-2020 Action Plan
- 2018-2019 Action Plan
- 2017-2018 Action Plan (06/21/17)
- 2016-2017 Action Plan Amendment (03/15/17)
- 2016-2017 Action Plan (04/20/16)
- 2015-2016 Action Plan Amendment (10/21/15)
- 2015-2016 Action Plan (04/15/15)
Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Reports
The Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) provides a summary of progress toward meeting the goals of the annual Action Plan and five-year Consolidated Plan. The CAPER is prepared after the conclusion of each program year.
- 2018-2019 CAPER (Draft)
- 2017-2018 CAPER (09/05/18)
- 2016-2017 CAPER (09/19/17)
- 2015-2016 CAPER (09/21/16)
HOW TO APPLY FOR CDBG FUNDS
The City of Corona issued a CDBG notice of funding availability to non-profit organizations and City Departments on November 10, 2017 covering program years 2018-2019, 2019-2020 and 2020-2021. The application period closed on January 18, 2018. The next notice of funding availability will be issued in the fall of 2020.
The following websites provide additional information about the CDBG and HOME program rules and regulations:
- CDBG Regulations
- HOME Regulations
- U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development – Office of Community Planning and Development
- HUD Resource Exchange
- CPD Income Calculator
- DUNS Number Requirement
- SAM Debarment Verification
- Fair Housing Council of Riverside