Eligible Activities

Within the categories of funding there are a wide variety of eligible activities

  • Property Acquisition

  • Property Disposition

  • Property Clearance/Demolition

  • Architectural Barrier Removal

  • Senior Center

  • Community Facilities

  • Centers for the Handicapped

  • Historic Properties

  • Water Treatment

  • Sanitary Sewer Collection

  • Storm Sewers

  • Flood and Drainage Facilities

  • Sreets (or Roads)

  • Street Accessories

  • Parking Facilities

  • Bridges

  • Sidewalks

  • Pedestrian Malls

  • Recycling or Conversion Faciliites

  • Parks and Recreation Facilities

  • Fire Protection/Facility Equipment

  • Solid Waste Disposal Facilities

  • Other Utilities

  • Public Service/Supportive Services

  • Rehabilitation of Private Residential Properties

  • Rehabilitation of Public Residential Properties

  • Payments of Loss Rental Income

  • Relocation

  • Code Enforcement

  • Energy Use Strategy

  • Non-Federal Share Payment

  • Interim Assistance

  • Planning

  • Commercial or Industrial Facilities

  • Administration

  • Engineering/Design

  • Housing Rehab/Demo Inspection

  • Engineering/Construction Inspection
     

  • Audit
  • Port Facility
  • Airports
  • Natural Gas Lines
  • Rail Spurs
  • Lighting
  • Other Professional Services
  • Security Fencing
  • Site Preparation
  • Purchase Land/Building
  • Facility Construction Renovation
  • Machinery/Equipment
  • Working Capital
  • Sewage Treatment
  • LDC Homeownership Assistance - up to $15,000 to purchase a new home
  • Legal
  • 911 Emergency Systems

     
  • Homeowners Assistance - up to $5,000 to purchase an existing DSS home
  • Lead-Base Paint Risk Assessment
  • Asbestos Removal
  • Job Training*
  • Home-Ownership Counseling
  • Substantial Reconstruction fo the reconstruction of private residential properties on same lot - up to $15,000
  • Water Distrubution
  • Lead Reduction NOT incidental to Rehab
  • Asbestos Inspection

 

What activities are ineligible for CDBG funds?

  • Maintenance or operation costs (Any cost that recurs on a regular basis.)
  • General government expenses
  • Political activities
  • Improvements to city halls and courthouses, except those required to meeting the Americans with Disabilities Act.
  • Purchase of equipment, except for fire protection, public services, landfills, or recreation.
  • Application preparation costs or bonus award for writing a successful application
  • Religious purposes