Community Development Block Grant Eligible Area Plan (2000)

Status

The Community Development Block Grant Eligible Area Plan was approved as part of the 2000 Census effort.

Purpose

The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program is a flexible program that provides communities with resources to address a wide range of unique community development needs. The annual CDBG appropriation is allocated between States and local jurisdictions. HUD determines the amount of each grant by using a formula comprised of several measures of community need.

Key Conclusions

The extent of poverty, housing overcrowding, age of housing, and population growth lag in relationship to other metropolitan areas.