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.
***Availability for Public Review and Comment***
The draft Substantial Amendment #2 to the FY 2019-20 Action Plan is available for public review and comment from June 18, 2021 through June 22, 2021. The Substantial Amendment #2 to the FY 2019-20 Annual Action Plan proposes to do the following:
- Appropriate $453,824 in new supplemental Coronavirus aid funds (CDBG-CV)
- Reallocate $9,698 in unspent CDBG-CV funds
- Proposed funding categories include $325,000 for homeless outreach and case management services, $113,522 for existing public services providers to prepare, prevent, and respond to the Coronavirus, and $25,000 for program administration.
Please submit comments via email to Nicole Piano-Jones – [email protected], or via USPS or drop-off at 505 S. Vulcan Avenue, Encinitas, CA, 92024.
The City Council will consider approval of the Substantial Amendment #2 to the FY 2019-20 Annual Action Plan at a public hearing on Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at 6pm. Members of the public may provide comments on the plan at that meeting, which will be held in a virtual setting. Public participation instructions can be found, here: https://encinitasca.gov/Government/Agendas-Webcasts.
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
Section 3 FAQ (Updated March 25, 2021)
CDBG Staff Contact:
Nicole Piano-Jones, Management Analyst
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
Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report –Annual Accomplishments and Expenditures
- FY2019-20 - Approved by the City Council on October 28, 2020.
- FY 2018-19 – Approved by the City Council on September 18, 2019