Community Development Block Grant
Provides annual housing stabilization grants to enhance communities.
The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program provides annual housing stabilization grants to enhance communities by aiding low-and moderate-Income households.
Program activities must meet one of the following national objectives, and no less than 70% of CDBG funds must be used for activities.
Eligible activities include
Funds must be used to benefit low and moderate-income households, prevent or eliminate slums or blight, or address urgent need(s) of the community.
- Certain infrastructure projects.
- Code enforcement.
- Community centers.
- Economic development.
- Installation of public facilities.
- Homeowner assistance.
- Housing rahabilitation.
- Microenterprise assistance.
- Public assistance
FY21 - FY22 Accomplishments
Microbusiness Stabilization Funds
Mecklenburg County provided rapid deployment of capital to meet immediate needs of small businesses to mitigate the economic impacts caused by COVID-19.
Greater Matthews Habitat for Humanity - Critical Home Repair Program
This project provided critical home repairs for three (3) homeowners in the Town of Matthews.
Christ Our Shepherd Child Development Center Tuition Assistance Project
This program provides affordable and reliable childcare mostly for single mothers, whose income do not exceed 200% of the Federal Poverty Level.
Davidson Cornelius Child Development Center- Scholarship Support Project
The Davidson Cornelius Child Development Center (DCCDC) utilized CDBG funding and local donations to provide grants to working, low-income families that are unable to pay sliding-scale tuition costs.
Huntersville Huntington Green Sidewalk Project
This multi-phase project entails design, acquisition, and construction of approximately 6,000 linear feet of sidewalk in a historically low-income neighborhood located in the Town of Huntersville.
Matthews N. Ames Street Sidewalk Project
This multi-phase project entails design, acquisition, and construction of approximately 450 linear feet of sidewalk and the associated curbing and planting strip to provide adequate separation from the roadway in a low-income neighborhood located in the Town of Matthews.