Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Home Investment Partnerships (HOME) Programs
Ventura receives federal funds each year through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for funding activities and programs that achieve the following:
- Provide decent housing
- Establish and maintain a suitable living environment
- Expand economic development opportunities
Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program
Home Investment Partnerships (HOME) Program
The intent of the HOME program is to:
- Provide decent affordable housing to lower-income households
- Expand the capacity of nonprofit housing providers
- Strengthen the ability of State and local governments to provide housing
- Leverage private sector participation
2019-2020 HOMEFunding Instructions & ApplicationThe City of Ventura's HOME Notification of Funding Availability (NOFA) is currently closed. If your organization is interested in submitting an application during a future NOFA, please email CDBG/HOME Staff.
2020-2024 Five-Year Regional Consolidated Plan & Neighborhood Revitalization Strategy Area Plan
Ventura County Regional Consolidated Plan
- To review these documents, please click on the link to the Regional Consolidated Plan and Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice: https://www.ventura.org/county-executive-office/community-development/hud-plans-reports/
Neighborhood Revitalization Strategy Area Plan
2015-2019 Five-Year Consolidated Plan & Neighborhood Revitalization Strategy Area Plan
The 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan, adopted by City Council on May 11, 2015, identifies the strategies for addressing the priority community needs for the five years ending June 2019. Additionally, HUD approved the City's Neighborhood Revitalization Strategy Area Plan, addressing the needs of the Westside under NRSA goals and guidelines.
Citizen Participation PlanThe Citizen Participation Plan (CPP), adopted by City Council on June 12, 2017, is designed to specifically encourage public participation in the development or amendment process by low- and moderate-income persons, particularly residents of slum and blighted areas or predominately low- and moderate-income neighborhoods, where HUD program funding is proposed to be used.
Specific public engagement is required for developing the following activities:
- Five-Year Consolidated Plan
- Assessment of Fair Housing
- Annual Action Plan
- Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Reports (CAPER), and
- Substantial Amendments to the any of those mentioned above, or substantial changes to CDBG- or HOME-funded projects.
Annual Action Plans - CDBG & HOMEEvery year, the City prepares an Annual Action and Funding Plan, which details the projects and programs to be undertaken with the City's federal entitlement funds in achieving the goals identified in the Five-Year Consolidated Plan. The Action Plan also outlines the goals and proposed outcomes for funded projects. The Action Plans below were adopted by City Council on the dates shown.
- Draft 2022-2023 Annual Action Plan - for City Council review and public comment on Tuesday, May 31, 2022
- Draft Amendment to the 2019-2020 Annual Action Plan - for City Council review and public comment on Tuesday, May 31, 2022
- Draft 2021-2022 Annual Action and Funding Plan - for City Council review and public comment on April 12, 2021
- - June 29, 2020
- Draft Amended 2019-2020 Annual Action and Funding Plan - CARES Act of 2020, Round 3
- Amended 2019-2020 Annual Action and Funding Plan - CARES Act of 2020 - July 13, 2020
- 2019-2020 Annual Action and Funding Plan - May 6, 2019
- 2018-2019 CDBG Reallocation Plan - First proposed amendment under the 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan, and for the 2018-2019 Annual Action and Funding Plan
- - May 7, 2018
- - June 12, 2017
- 2016-2017 Annual Action and Funding Plan - May 9, 2016
- 2015-2016 Annual Action and Funding Plan - May 11, 2015