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Urban County Program

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnership Programs

The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program was created by the Housing and Community Development (HCD) Act of 1974. In the County of Santa Clara, the CDBG Program is operated by the Office of Supportive Housing. The County CDBG Program is federally funded by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to assist lower-income and special needs persons to address 

​housing and community development needs. The County of Santa Clara administers CDBG on behalf of the Unincorporated Areas of Santa Clara County and the Cities of Campbell, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Los Gatos, Monte Sereno, Morgan Hill, and Saratoga, also known as the Urban County Program.

 

The Home Investment Partnerships Program ("HOME Program") is federally funded by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to provide decent affordable housing to lower-income households. The HOME Program is administered on behalf of the Urban County cities and the Cities of Cupertino, Gilroy, and Palo Alto.

 
2015-2020 Urban County Consolidated Plan

Every five years HUD requires entitlement jurisdictions complete a 5-year Consolidated Plan.  The Urban County’s 2015-2020 Consolidated 
Plan (ConPlan) includes a Needs Assessment and Market Analysis and serves as the strategic plan that identifies Urban County priority needs to help guide the distribution of federal funding.

FY20 Draft Annual Action Plan

The FY19/20 Draft  Annual Action Plan will be presented to the Board of Supervisors at a Public Hearing scheduled on June 4, 2019.   The Public Comment Period is between May 3, 2019  to June 4th, 2019.   

FY20 Action Plan-Public Notice​


The Urban County's Five Year Goals are:

1. Assist in the creation and preservation of affordable housing opportunities for low income and special needs households,

2. Support activities to end homelessness,

3. Support activities that provide community services to low income and special needs households,

4. Support activities that strengthen neighborhoods, and

5. Promote fair housing choice.

 


Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER)

The County of Santa Clara receives entitlement funding as an Urban County and HOME Consortia from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).  By federal law, the County is required to submit a Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER) on the performance of these HUD funded programs.

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The CAPER covers community development activities undertaken, and contains a summary and evaluation of programmatic accomplishments; including a description of the resources made available under the CDBG and HOME programs for the past Fiscal Year (July 1 to June 30).  The CAPER The CAPER covers community development activities undertaken, and contains a summary and evaluation of programmatic accomplishments; including a description of the resources made available under the CDBG and HOME programs for the past Fiscal Year (July 1 to June 30).  The CAPER also includes a summary and evaluation of how these funds were used to carry out the goals and objectives outlined in the five-year, FY 2015-2020 Urban County Consolidated Plan and Annual Action Plans.

 

Draft FY 2019 Caper Represents the Fourth year of the Urban County's Five-year, 2015-2020 Consolidated Plan.


The Draft FY 2019 CAPER will be presented to the Board of Supervisors at a Public Hearing scheduled on September 10, 2019. The Public Comment Period is between August 26, 2019 to September 10, 2019.


 


 
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Last updated: 11/21/2019 10:12 AM