Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)

The Cherry Hill Township Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Entitlement Program, as administered by the US Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD), allocates annual grants to develop viable communities by providing decent housing, a suitable living environment and opportunities to expand economic opportunities, principally for low- and moderate-income persons.

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Applications for rental and mortgage assistance for those adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic are now available.  Follow the link on the left side of the page for more information on how to apply.  

NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY
CONSOLIDATED ANNUAL PERFORMANCE AND EVALUATION REPORT (CAPER)
FOR PROGRAM YEAR 2021

In accordance with Title I of the National Affordable Housing Act of 1990, P.L. 101-624, and the regulations 24 CFR Part 91.250, the Township of Cherry Hill hereby gives notice that it has completed its Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report for its Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program for the period covering July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022. This report contains information including: 1) Summary of the resources and accomplishments, 2) Status of actions taken during the year to implement the goals outlined in the Consolidated Plan, and 3) Evaluation of the progress made during the year in addressing identified priority needs and objectives.

Interested citizens are invited to examine this report and comment on its contents prior to submission of the report to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Copies of the draft CAPER will be available for review on this Township webpage, effective Friday, September 9, 2022 through Friday, September 23, 2022.

Written comments are encouraged and will be accepted by mail and email. Mail comments to Cherry Hill Township Department of Community Development, 820 Mercer Street, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002, ATTN: Mara Wuebker, Community Development Supervisor or email to MWuebker@chnj.gov . Comments must be received by Friday, September 23, 2022.

The Township intends to submit its Report to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development on or about September 24, 2022.  This notice is issued in accordance with the CDBG regulations.  

2020 to 2024 CDBG Consolidated Plan

2015 to 2019 CDBG Consolidated Plan

In 2015, Cherry Hill Township completed its Consolidated Plan, which outlines CDBG-funded activities. The Consolidated Plan is a plan of five years in length, which describes community needs, resources, priorities, and proposed activities to be undertaken, which includes a plan to affirmatively further fair housing and a citizen participation plan.

2010 to 2014 CDBG Consolidated Plan

In 2010, Cherry Hill Township completed its Consolidated Plan, which outlines CDBG-funded activities.

The Consolidated Plan is a plan of five years in length, which describes community needs, resources, priorities, and proposed activities to be undertaken, which includes a plan to affirmatively further fair housing and a citizen participation plan.

Annual Action Plans (2010 to 2014)

For each program year, grantees must submit an update to HUD, referred to as an Action Plan. The Action Plan describes the specific planned uses for HUD programs, including CDBG, as well as certain other program requirements.

Annual Reporting (2010 to 2014)

Grantees are also required to submit a Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) 90 days after the end of the grantee’s program year. The CAPER must also include detailed information on progress towards addressing priorities, goals, and objectives outlined in a grantee’s Consolidated Plan.

If there are any questions concerning the CDBG Entitlement Program, please contact Cosmas Diamantis, Director of Community Development, Monday through Friday from 9 AM to 5 PM at (856) 488-7870 or by TTY at (856) 661-4783.