The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program was established by the U.S. Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 ("HCD Act"). The programs assists Illinois communities that do not receive a HUD direct entitlement allocation with meeting their greatest economic and community development needs.
CDBG provides federal funding for community-based projects in non-metropolitan areas. The program consists of the following components. More information on each component is provided in the links on the right side of the page.