CDBG Programs

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.