The City of Carrollton Community Development Department is excited to celebrate National Community Development Week from April 17 - April 22, 2017. This year marks the 43rd anniversary of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. Enacted into law in 1974, the CDBG program is the principal federal program providing grants to states, cities, and counties to devise neighborhood approaches that will improve the physical, economic and social conditions in communities. It is administered nationally by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The CDBG program is a flexible program that provides communities with resources to address a wide range of unique community development needs. The City of Carrollton Community Development Division has received $14,510,011.00 in CDBG funding since 1999. Carrollton currently utilizes funding for neighborhood wide infrastructure improvements, enhanced code enforcement and housing rehabilitation through the minor home repair, emergency repair grant and people helping people program.
Volunteer with the NAC for 2017 CDBG Week
Saturday April 22, 2017
9 AM - 3 PM
South Carrollton: Location TBD
In celebration of CDBG week 2017 on April 22 NAC commissioners, city council members and local volunteers will come together to make needed repairs on a qualifying, low income home, in south Carrollton.
For more information or questions contact Meagan Tucker, Community Development Specialist at 972-466-9121 or email@example.com.
Apply for Assistance
Is your home in need of repair? Do you know someone who might need some assistance with home maintenance? For more information about our housing rehabilitation programs click here or contact Meagan Tucker, Community Development Specialist at 972-466-9121 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The City of Carrollton Community Development Division
The City of Carrollton Community Development Division along with the board that governs our CDBG Grants, the Neighborhood Advisory Commission (NAC), is reached out to the community to volunteer with us on one of our newest programs during National CDBG Week on a People Helping People Project. Commissioners, City Council Members and local volunteers will come together to make needed repairs on a qualifying home in south Carrollton.
Since it’s reinvention into the City of Carrollton’s CDBG Housing Rehabilitation programs in 2014 the People Helping People Program has assisted eight low income families with exterior repairs on their properties. The People Helping People Program uses volunteers instead of contractors to make the needed repairs, and ultimately creates a win-win- win situation for everyone. Churches, business and groups are able to make a difference and volunteer locally, the city is able to save thousands of dollars per project by using volunteers and homeowners and entire neighborhoods can now take pride in their homes and neighborhood again.