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***Community Development Block Grant Coronavirus Allocation Public Hearing***

May 27, 2020 at 4 PM (approximately 1 hour)
Meeting to be held electronically.  Instructions for joining the meeting     Sign in form for meeting participants

For more information about the content of the public hearing and the current public comment period, visit the CDBG Updates page.

CDBG Updates page is updated throughout the year. Below is basic information about Rock Hill's CDBG program.

The City of Rock Hill receives annual funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in the form of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) to develop urban communities by providing decent housing, a suitable living environment, and expanding economic opportunities for low- and moderate-income persons. 

HUD determines the amount of each grant by using a formula comprised of several measures of community need, including:

  • Extent of poverty
  • Population
  • Housing overcrowding
  • Age of housing
  • Population growth lag

CDBG eligible activities must meet one of the following national objectives for the program:

  • Benefit low- and moderate-income persons;
  • Prevention or elimination of slums or blight;
  • Address community development needs having a particular urgency because existing conditions pose a serious and immediate threat to the health and welfare of the community for which other funding is not available.

house photoHere are links to some of the City of Rock Hill's CDBG activities:

For more information concerning the CDBG Program, please visit the HUD Exchange.

For more information or questions concerning the City of Rock Hill CDBG Program, please contact Nicole Cauthen, CDBG Administrator.