Community Development Block Grant Program
Since 2009, the City of East Wenatchee, as an entitlement jurisdiction, receives an annual allocation of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). CDBG funds must be used for projects and programs that principally benefit low and moderate-income persons. The federal statute identifies overall program goals that establish what CDBG funds may be used for:
- Ensuring access to decent and affordable housing
- Ensuring that the community offers suitable living environments
- Expanding economic opportunities
2020 Consolidated Annual Performance & Evaluation Report
East Wenatchee residents and interested parties are invited to comment on the draft 2020 CDBG Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER). The 2020 CAPER describes how the city used CDBG funds during the 2020 Program Year.
HUD requires the submission of the CAPER no later than 90 days after the closing of an entitlement grantee's program year. The draft CAPER must be made available for public review for 15 days. The public review and comment period for the 2020 CAPER is November 17, 2021, to December 2, 2021.
The East Wenatchee City Council will hold a public hearing at their December 7, 2021 meeting to consider approval of the 2020 CAPER. Council meetings are held in person with an option for participation using the Zoom online platform. To join the meeting using Zoom, please use this URL: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89306481022 or members of the public without internet access may participate in the public hearing by calling +1 (253) 215-8782 Meeting ID: 893 0648 1022.
The Community Development & Housing Consolidated Plan (Consolidated Plan) provides information about the community and establishes the framework for using the CDBG funds over a five-year period. Each year an Annual Action Plan is completed listing the projects that are intended to be funded during that program year. The city's program year runs from October 1 through September 30.