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Press Release

City of Tracy Opens CDBG Application for FY 2021-22

Posted: Dec 10, 2020
Location: Tracy, Calif.

 MEDIA RELEASE

 
 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 10, 2020
 
CITY OF TRACY OPENS COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT AND HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM APPLICATIONS FOR 2021-2022
 
Tracy, Calif. - The City of Tracy’s annual Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Home Investment Partnership Program (HOME) application period for projects beginning July 1, 2021 is now open.
 
The funds, granted through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), target programs and/or projects that primarily benefit people with low and moderate incomes by providing decent housing, a suitable living environment and expanding economic opportunities.
 
The City of Tracy’s estimated CDBG allocation for FY 2021-2022 is approximately $488,620. Funding for public service activities is capped at 15% of the City’s annual allocation. Funding for the HOME program is estimated to be $165,414.
 
Programs and projects must meet HUD's National objectives and criteria in order to be eligible for consideration. The Tracy City Council approved the following Fiscal Year 2021-2022 CDBG and HOME local funding priorities for each grant program category:
 
CDBG Public Services Category:
(1)          Food Distribution Services
(2)          Homelessness Prevention, Intervention and Transitional Housing Services
(3)          Senior and Special Needs Services
(4)          Domestic Violence Services
(5)          Youth Education and Enrichment Services
 
CDBG Public Facilities/Improvements Category:
(1)          Public Parks and Facilities
(2)          Removal of Architectural Barriers (ADA)
 
HOME Program:
(1)          Address issues of public safety, health and welfare;
(2)          Rehabilitate residential properties occupied by low income persons; and,
(3)          Partner to construct income restricted family and senior housing facilities.
 
New application procedures require all applicants to complete and submit applications online through the City’s new eCivis Grant Management Program. A link to the grant portal, which provides applicants an overview of the program, eligibility requirements, financial information, such as minimum and maximum grant awards, and program management contact information can be found on the City’s Economic Development website.
 
An informational meeting will be held virtually on Thursday, January 7, 2020, at 5 p.m. via WebEx to help guide applicants through the process and answer questions. Online applications are due by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, January 20, 2020. Mailed applications or applications delivered to City Hall will not be considered for funding.
 
ABOUT THE CITY OF TRACY
Tracy is centered in a triangle formed by major interstates I-205 to the North, I-580 to the west and I-5 to the east. A collaboration of effort from our elected officials, employees and residents means Tracy is a clean and safe community where opportunity, growth, and success prosper. We invite you to come for a visit, open your business, and settle down to raise a family in Tracy. Take a look “Inside the Triangle.” You’ll like our pace, and you’ll love the place!
 
CONTACT
Barbara Harb, Economic Development Management Analyst
(209) 831-6491
 
 
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