The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program is a federal housing and community development program administered by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The City of Encinitas is an entitlement jurisdiction, which means the City receives a CDBG grant annually to assist with housing and community development activities.  

City of Encinitas Program Guidance and Links 

Policies and Procedures for the CDBG Program
Citizen and Community Participation Plan for the CDBG Program  
Limited English Proficiency Plan  
HUD CDBG Program   

Fair Housing - As part of their CDBG program, the City of Encinitas must affirmatively further fair housing and promote equal access to housing. Please visit the City’s Fair Housing Page for more information about Fair Housing issues, rights, education, and services.  

HUD Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity  
California Department of Fair Employment and Housing  

Section 3 - The City also must make a good faith effort to ensure that employment, training, and contracting opportunities for lower-income residents are available for certain types of CDBG funded projects.  

City of Encinitas Bids and RFPs 
HUD Section 3 Business Registry  
HUD Section 3 Website  

CDBG Staff Contact:  
Nicole Piano-Jones, Management Analyst 
(760) 943-2237  
[email protected] 


Consolidated Plan – Five Year Planning Document to Identify Priority Needs and Goals  

  • FY 2020-25 – Approved by the City Council on April 22, 2020 
  • FY 2015-20 – Approved by the City Council on April 22, 2015 

Annual Action Plan – Annual Funding Plan Consistent with Consolidated Plan  

  • FY 2020-21 – Approved by the City Council on April 22, 2020 
  • FY 2019-20 – Approved by the City Council on April 24, 2019 

Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report –Annual Accomplishments and Expenditures  

  • FY 2018-19 – Approved by the City Council on September 18, 2019 

Availability to Public Review 

*** Important Public Participation Updates *** 

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic effective March 18, 2020, all City facilities are closed to the public. Hard copies of the documents below will be mailed or e-mailed upon request. Should City facilities re-open during the public review period, copies will be available at City Hall, Encinitas, and Cardiff Libraries, and the Senior and Community Center. 

Executive Orders and amended County Health Orders, members of the public will only be allowed to participate in meetings electronically.  Those wishing to provide written comments on City Council Agenda Items may do so by emailing the City Clerk at [email protected]. Comments received by 3:00 p.m. on the day of the meeting,  will be provided to the City Council and read into the record at the meeting for up to three minutes or in accordance with the time period established by the Mayor. Comments received after 3:00 p.m. on the day of the meeting will be provided to the City Council and made a part of the meeting record.