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.
Program Year 2020 Application
2020 CDBG Applications are now closed. These are the 2020 final applicants:
- Anna Marie’s Alliance
- Boys and Girls Club of Central Minnesota
- Catholic Charities of the Diocese of St. Cloud
- Central Minnesota Mental Health Center
- Central Minnesota Habitat for Humanity
- Greater St. Cloud Public Safety Foundation
- Lutheran Social Services - St. Cloud Area Crisis Nursery
- Pathways 4 Youth
- Place of Hope
- St. Cloud Housing & Redevelopment Authority
- St. Cloud Health & Inspections Department
- St. Cloud Parks & Recreation Department
- Tri-CAP Project Connect
February 11: Planning Commission’s Public Hearing
March 9: City Council’s Public Hearing
July 1: CDBG Program Year 2020 Begins
2020 - 2025 Consolidated Plan
As an Entitlement Community, HUD requires the City of St. Cloud develop a five-year Consolidated Plan that articulates the goals and high priority needs important to the community as it relates to housing and community development. These goals and priorities become the basis for each annual funding allocation during the Consolidated Plan five-year period.
The DRAFT 2020-2025 Consolidated Plan and DRAFT Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice is available for review and comment and will be presented to the Planning Commission on February 11 at 6pm in the City Council Chambers at City Hall. On March 9, at a regular City Council meeting starting at 6pm, the City Council will take action on the DRAFT 2020-2025 Consolidated Plan.
Written comments should be directed to: Carla Berry, Senior Planner, City of St. Cloud, 400 2nd Street South, St. Cloud, MN 56301 or via email at email@example.com
- 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.
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
- 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
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
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.