Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
The Community Development Department administers the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Grants are offered on an annual basis and awarded for eligible activities that meet one of the three national objectives for the CDBG program:
- Benefit low-income Skokie residents
- Eliminate slums and blight
- Meet emergency needs
First-Time Homebuyer Education Program
Skokie's first session of the first-time homebuyer education program, presented by the Housing Opportunity Development Corporation, was canceled. Please check back to this page in May for an announcement on a rescheduled meeting date.
Application Availability and Upcoming Schedule for
CDBG Program Year 2020
|CDBG Public Hearing Schedule|
|Friday, December 6, 2019||Program Year 2020 application deadline at 5 p.m.|
|Monday, December 16, 2019||Public Hearing #1:
Program overview and current activities report
|Monday, January 6, 2020||Public Hearing #2:
Required applicant presentations at 8 p.m.
|Monday, February 3, 2020||Public Hearing #3: Proposed budget|
|Monday, March 2, 2020||Public Hearing #4:
Approval of Consolidated and Action Plans
|Tuesday, March 17, 2020||Consolidated and Action Plans submitted to HUD (estimated date)|
Please contact Carrie Haberstich at 847/933-8447 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions regarding the CDBG program.
Title I of the Housing & Community Development Act
Eligible projects must meet national objectives by principally benefiting low-income people of the community or aiding in the prevention and elimination of blighting conditions. HUD must approve all projects before funds are released.