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As an Entitlement Community, designated by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the City of Eau Claire provides grant assistance for local projects through use of Community Development Block Grants (CDBG). Each year, organizations may apply for funding to implement activities that meet:

 

PUBLIC MEETING

The City of Eau Claire Housing Division will hold an applicant and public meeting for 2017 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Applicants on Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. in the North Conference Room, City Hall, 203 S. Farwell Street, Eau Claire, Wisconsin.

The City of Eau Claire is eligible to receive approximately $531,057 for the 2017 grant year from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program; in addition, the City expects to commit local projected program income of $100,000 resulting in available funds totaling an approximate amount of $631,057.  The City is also eligible to receive approximately $301,932 in federal HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME) funding.  The funding is targeted to assist income eligible persons or low-income areas.

The meeting is designed to allow organizations that submitted written applications for CDBG and HOME funding by the March 3, 2017 deadline, the opportunity to present their proposals and answer questions before the CDBG/HOME Review Committee.  A public notice requesting funding applications was published in the Eau Claire Leader Telegram on January 29, February 8 and 12, 2017 and also posted on the City of Eau Claire webpage.

If there are any questions, contact the City of Eau Claire Housing Division, 203 S. Farwell Street, at (715) 839-4943. The hearing impaired may contact this office by TDD at this number.  If there are other specialized needs such as translator, sign language interpreter, wheelchair accessibility, reader, please contact this office.            

City of Eau Claire Housing Division

             • PUBLIC NOTICE (THIS NOTICE HAS ALL THE IMPORTANT DATES AND DEADLINES)


CDBG Fair Housing Component

The City of Eau Claire, along with every other CDBG Entitlement Community in the country, is committed to providing fair housing opportunities in accordance with HUD guidelines.

Please utilize the following for more information on Fair Housing:

CDBG Awards Process for the City of Eau Claire

The CDBG Grant Year operates on an August 1st to July 31st calendar. In order to be prepared for an August 1st start, the sub-recipient application process generally begins in January and ends with the awards being announced in late May or early June.

Time Activity

Mid January

CDBG Applications Available

Mid February

CDBG Technical Assistance Workshops Held

Early March

CDBG Applications due to the Grants Administrator

Mid March

Staff Review of CDBG Applications

Late March

Applicant Presentations to the Review Committee

Mid April

CDBG Public Hearings & City Council Review of Subrecipients & Applications

Late May

City Council Approval of CDBG Subrecipients and Allocations

Early June

Announcements of CDBG Awards - to begin the following August

CDBG Contact Information

If you have questions or comments on the CDBG Program for the City of Eau Claire, please contact:

Jennifer Frueh, Program Specialist
City of Eau Claire Housing Division
203 S Farwell Street
Eau Claire, WI 54703
Phone: (715) 839-6108
Fax: (715) 839-4939
Jennifer.Frueh@eauclairewi.gov 
CDBG Fair Housing Component

The City of Eau Claire, along with every other CDBG Entitlement Community in the country, is committed to providing fair housing opportunities in accordance with HUD guidelines.

Please utilize the following for more information on Fair Housing:

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