Resource Title: Using CDBG Funds to Address Homelessness
Product Type: Training and Technical Assistance
Date Completed: December 2003
Author/Organization: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
HUD has a number of programs that provide affordable housing for low-income persons. The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) is an important resource for local governments in their efforts to provide both transitional and permanent housing, as well as supportive services, to families and/or individuals experiencing homelessness. The purpose of this CPD Notice is to provide guidance on the use of CDBG funds to assist individuals and families who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.