Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)

What is CDBG?
CDBG is an entitlement program that is administered through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Who receives this grant?
Communities with populations greater than 50,000 are entitlement communities and automatically receive a grant. The grant amount is based on population size and the number of low- to moderate-income persons in the community.

The City of Cheyenne has been receiving the CDBG entitlement grant since 1975.

National Objectives
The national objectives of CDBG / HOME programs are to:
  • Benefit very low to moderate income
  • Prevent or eliminate slum and blight areas
  • Increase home ownership