Community Development Block Grant
The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) is a federally funded grant program. CDBG funds are awarded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to qualifying communities to carry out a wide range of community development activities directed toward neighborhood revitalization, economic development, and providing improved community facilities and services.
PY2017 Consolidated Housing and Community Development Annual Evaluation Report (CAPER)
Each year the City of St. Cloud is required to provide the public and HUD with an assessment of its accomplishments toward meeting the priority goals outlined in the 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan. This annual assessment is known as the Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER). A summary of the PY2017 activities is noted below.
PY2017 Activities Funding Amount:
HRA - Single-Family Housing Rehab - $268,713
HRA - Transitional Housing Rehab - $50,000
Anna Marie's Demolition of Blighted Structures - $35,000
St. Cloud Park Improvements in LMI Neighborhoods - $40,000
Lutheran Social Services Crisis Nursery- $5,000
Tri-County Action Programs Project Connect - $4,000
Program Administration (City)- $100,678
Total PY2017 Activity Funding- $503,391
The public is invited to review the CAPER and submit comments to firstname.lastname@example.org by September 10, 2018. The City Council will hold a public hearing for the PY2017 Draft CAPER on Monday, September 10, 2018 at 6 p.m. in the City Council Chambers.
PY2017 Draft CAPER
PY2018 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program
Annual Action Plans
The City of St. Cloud is required to prepare an annual action plan to notify citizens and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) of the city's intended actions to occur during that specific program year. The action plan identified the objectives the city hopes to achieve and outlines the activities the city will undertake to achieve those objectives.
PY2017 Annual Action Plan
PY2016 Annual Action Plan
PY2015 Annual Action Plan
PY2014 Annual Action Plan
PY2013 Annual Action Plan (Revised 10/7/14)
PY2012 Annual Action Plan (Revised 10/7/14)
PY2011 Annual Action Plan
Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Reports
The City of St. Cloud is required to prepare an assessment of its accomplishments toward meeting the priority goals outlined in the 2010-2014 Consolidated Plan to citizens and HUD. This annual assessment is known as the Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER). The CAPER provides a review and evaluation of the City of St. Cloud’s progress toward meeting the annual goals and outcomes as outlined in the PY2010 Annual Action Plan and larger five year goals identified in the Consolidated Plan.
PY2014 CAPER and PY2014 HUD Consolidated Plan End-of-Year Review
PY2013 CAPER and PY2013 HUD Consolidated Plan End-of-Year Review
PY2012 CAPER and PY2012 HUD Consolidated Plan End-of-Year Review
PY2011 CAPER and PY2011 HUD Consolidated Plan End-of-Year Review
PY2010 CAPER and PY2010 HUD Consolidated Plan End-of-Year Review
- Expand and maintain affordable housing
- Invest in core neighborhoods through affordable housing, sustainable economic development, and other supportive activities
- Assist homeless and those at-risk of homelessness
- Assist special needs clientele to provide affordable and accessible housing
- Provide fair housing education and outreach to households and property owners
- Partner to address the needs of public infrastructure, facilities, and parks
Citizen Participation Plan
The City of St. Cloud encourages citizen participation in all aspects of government and particularly through its CDBG program.
Community Housing Study
In January 2013, the City of St. Cloud, in partnership with several community stakeholders, commissioned a housing assessment to enhance the understanding of housing and homeless issues throughout the community. The goals of the Housing Study are to enhance the understanding of housing and homeless issues throughout the community of St. Cloud, including needs, gaps and prospective priorities.