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.

2022 Annual Action Plan Public Notice

The Township of Cherry Hill is seeking public comment on the Township’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) 2022 Annual Action Plan (AAP).  As an entitlement community under the CDBG program, the Township expects to receive a formula allocation from HUD for the 2022 AAP (Program Year 2022-2023) of approximately $465,000. These funds may be used for eligible activities, as authorized by Title 1 of the Housing & Community Development Act (HCDA) of 1974, as amended.

A copy of the draft 2022 Annual Action Plan can be found by clicking here

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG)

DRAFT 2022 ANNUAL ACTION PLAN

The Township of Cherry Hill is holding a public hearing and seeking public comment on the Township’s draft 2022 Annual Action Plan.  As an entitlement community under the CDBG program, the Township has received a formula allocation from HUD for the 2022 AAP (Program Year 2022-2023) of $423,294. These funds may be used for eligible activities, as authorized by Title 1 of the Housing & Community Development Act (HCDA) of 1974, as amended.

See 2022 Action Plan Presentation here.

COVID Rental and Mortgage Assistance

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.  

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.