CDBG Notices, Resources, and Links

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

2020 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)

The City of Jonesboro Department of Grants and Community Development is hosting two public meetings to solicit citizens input on citywide community development needs. Public participation is vital to the program’s success.Public Hearing Flyer

Qualifications

To qualify for CDBG funds a project must meet the Low and Moderate Income (LMI) Benefit National Objective. This means that an activity must benefit LMI persons or households. This is accomplished by serving individuals or households that earn 80% of area median income (AMI) and below (see link to chart below), or by serving persons presumed to be LMI such as those with special needs, persons with disabilities, homeless persons and the elderly.

Another way to meet the LMI benefit criteria is to provide a service that assists a minimum of 51% low and moderate-income persons or the project must be located in an area predominantly inhabited by LMI residents.

Each program has specific requirements, however all programs require that the following Family Income Guidelines be met: FY 2019 HUD Low and Moderate Income Guidelines Summary

Area: City of Jonesboro FY 2019 HUD Median Family Income: $ 54,900
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Extremely Low
(30%) 
$12,490$16,910$21,330$25,750$29,650$31,850$34,050$36,250
Low
(50%)
$19,250$22,000$24,750$27,450$29,650$31,850$34,050$36,250
Moderate
(80%)
$30,750$35,150$39,550$43,900$47,450$50,950$54,450$57,950


ANNUAL ACTION PLAN

Each year City of Jonesboro must submit an update to HUD, refer to as an Action Plan. The Action Plan describes the specific plan uses for CDBG.

2019 CDBG Annual Action Plan

2018 CDBG Annual Action Plan

2016 CDBG Action Plan

2015 CDBG Action Plan

2015 CDBG Amended Action Plan

The FY2015 Action Plan was amended to include $230,000.00 in recaptured funds from previous years, which totals in the amount of $804,495.00. The $230,000.00 recaptured funds is proposed to be added to the existing $40,000.00 for Sidewalk projects in Neighborhood Revitalization Strategy Area.

FIVE YEAR CONSOLIDATED PLAN

The Consolidated Plan is a plan of five years in length, which describes community needs, resources, priorities, and proposed activities to be undertaken under CDBG.

2017-2021 Consolidated Plan and 2017 Action Plan for CDBG)

2012-2016 Consolidated Plan for CDBG 

REPORTS

2018 Consolidated Annual Performance & Evaluation Report (CAPER)

2017 Consolidated Annual Performance & Evaluation Report (CAPER)

2015 Comprehensive Annual Performance & Evaluation Report (CAPER)

2014 Comprehensive Annual Performance & Evaluation Report (CAPER) (PDF)Comprehensive Housing Study - J. Quad Planning (2012) (PDF)Downtown Action Agenda Update 2012 - by Hyett Palma (PDF)

GUIDELINES

CDBG Guidelines - Policies and Procedures (PDF)

Homeowner Rehab Policies and Procedures (PDF)

Homeowner Demolition Policies and Procedures (PDF)

Homeownership Assistance Policies and Procedures (PDF)

Citizen Participation Plan (PDF)

LINKS Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration

Department of Human Services Craighead County

MONITORING & AUDIT

HUD Monitoring - Program Year 2015 (PDF)