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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.
Public Review of Draft 2023 Action Plan
The draft Annual Action Plan is developed by the City of St. Cloud regarding its use of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funds. The City is expected to receive approximately $650,000 +/- in CDBG funding to support affordable housing, support services, public facilities/infrastructure and economic development for low-income populations.
Comments may be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 3:15 p.m. on Monday, March 27, 2023. All comments received will be considered by the St. Cloud City Council as part of their public hearing scheduled for Monday, March 27, 2022 at 6:00 p.m.
Members of the public can monitor the City Council meeting by watching on Gov TV channel 181 in St. Cloud or by streaming on http://ci.stcloud.mn.us/
- Annual Action Plans
- Consolidated Plan
- Citizen Participation Plan
- HOUSING NEEDS ANALYSIS
- FAIR HOUSING
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.
PY2022 Action Plan (Amended) PY2021 Annual Action Plan (Submitted to HUD) PY2020 Annual Action Plan
PY2019 Annual Action Plan
PY2018 Annual Action Plan
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
The City of St. Cloud is required to prepare a five-year Consolidated Plan for long-term planning purposes. It describes community development priorities and the multi-year goals based on an assessment of housing and community development needs, an analysis of housing and economic market conditions, and available resources.
The 2020-2025 Consolidated Plan identifies the following housing and community development priorities for utilizing HUD funding:
- Affordable Housing: Increase the supply and improve the condition of affordable owner-occupied and rental housing in the community.
- Public Facilities and Infrastructure: Provide public facilities and infrastructure meeting the needs of low-moderate income persons.
- Support Services: Reduce poverty, increase stability, and address homelessness by supporting health, well-being and self-sufficiency programs.
- Economic Development: Increase economic opportunity for residents through job training and business assistance programs.
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.
PY2019 CAPER draft submitted to HUD
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
Citizen Participation Plan
The City of St. Cloud encourages citizen participation in all aspects of government and particularly through its CDBG program.
Housing Needs Analysis
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.
An update of this study was completed in 2019. The assessment is intended to quantify the supply and demand for the full range of the housing spectrum in St. Cloud.
St. Cloud Community Housing Study (2013)
Comprehensive Housing Needs Analysis (2019)