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Posted on: November 12, 2020

Community Development Block Grant Process is Underway in Loudoun

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Loudoun County has opened the application process for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. The CDBG program provides funding on an annual basis for local projects that address a variety of housing, public service and community development needs. 

Eligible applicants for CDBG funds include local nonprofit organizations and local government entities in Loudoun County or those serving Loudoun County residents. Proposed projects should address the goals of the CDBG program, which include providing affordable housing opportunities, revitalizing neighborhoods, renovating substandard housing, providing public services and expanding economic development opportunities, primarily for persons of low- and moderate-income households.

Important dates and steps in the process are:

Application Release

The Loudoun County CDBG Competitive Application is now available with applications accepted up until 4:00 p.m., Monday, December 7, 2020. The application packet is available online at loudoun.gov/cdbg or by contacting CDBG Program Assistant Sandra Berrios at 703-771-5731 or by email.  

November 24: Public Hearing on Housing and Community Development Needs

As part of the CDBG process, the Loudoun County Family Services Advisory Board is scheduled to hold an electronic public hearing at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, November 24, 2020, to gather input on addressing housing and community development needs, set the framework for the upcoming year’s priority projects and objectives, and activities to help families and individuals prevent, prepare for, and respond to COVID-19. 

Those interested in speaking during the public hearing are encouraged to sign up in advance by emailing Sandra Berrios by 12:00 p.m., Monday, November 23, 2020.

Details on how to access the virtual public hearing are available at loudoun.gov/remoteparticipation.

December 7: Application Deadline

Applications for the Loudoun County CDBG Program must be submitted no later than 4:00 p.m., Monday, December 7, 2020. Late applications will not be accepted. 

Anyone who requires a reasonable accommodation for any type of disability or needs language assistance in order to participate in these activities should contact the Office of Housing at 703-737-8323 (V/TTY).  

For more information about the Loudoun County CDBG program, contact Sandra Berrios at 703-771-5731 or email. More information also is online at loudoun.gov/CDBG.

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