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CDBG

  1. What is the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and what is its purpose?
  2. What is the CDBG grant amount the City gets each year?
  3. Does the City have to apply for CDBG funds each year from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)?
  4. What is an Entitlement Community under CDBG?
  5. How is the City's grant amount determined by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)?
  6. When is the grant amount announced?
  7. What activities are eligible for CDBG funding?
  8. What activities are NOT eligible for CDBG funding?
  9. Who can apply for Fayetteville CDBG funds?
  10. Are there strings attached to the CDBG funds?
  11. What other factors should an applicant consider before submitting an application for funding?
  12. Is there a checklist for prospective applicants to use?
  13. Can a private individual apply for CDBG funds?
  14. What is the deadline for submitting an application for CDBG funds?
  15. Who determines the allocation of CDBG funds?
  16. What is the Consolidated Plan?
  17. What is an Annual Action Plan?
  18. What is an Environmental Review and why is it required for a CDBG funded activity?
  19. What is a grant agreement?
  20. What are the responsibilities of a CDBG Subrecipient?
  21. Is there a time limit for a Subrecipient to spend CDBG funding?
  22. When can a Subrecipient incur costs for an approved activity?
  23. What is the purpose of Subrecipient Monitoring?
  24. How is monitoring normally conducted?
  25. Who is a beneficiary?
  26. Does a beneficiary have any responsibilities?
  27. What are the current Income Limits and what do they mean?
  28. What is the Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER)?
  29. How does the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) measure the effectiveness of the City's CDBG Program?
  30. What is a Timeliness Index and what does it mean?
  31. What impact will it have on the City's CDBG Program if the City goes over the timeliness index limit?
  32. What type of income should I include in my application?
  33. Who should be included as household members?
  34. Who should I contact if I have further questions?