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.

2019 CONSOLIDATED ANNUAL PERFORMANCE AND EVALUATION REPORT  

The Consolidated Plan Annual Performance & Evaluation Report (CAPER) has been completed by the Cherry Hill Township Department of Community Development. This is required by the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974. This report provides an evaluation of the Township’s performance.

The CAPER includes a review of the 2019 Annual Action Plan and the accomplishments for CDBG funded activities for the period of July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020. All citizens are encouraged to offer comments by writing via mail or email.  Mail comments to the Cherry Hill Township Department of Community Development, 820 Mercer Street, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002, ATTN: Natalie Shafiroff, PP, AICP, Community Development Supervisor or email to nshafiroff@chtownship.com. Comments must be received by Friday, November 6, 2020.

2019 CAPER

CARES ACT SUBSTANTIAL AMENDMENT TO THE 2019 ANNUAL ACTION PLAN

In accordance with CDBG program regulations, the Township is permitted to make substantial amendments to its Annual Action Plan and Budget in accordance with their Citizen Participation Plan.  The Township has determined that it is necessary to amend the approved CDBG program budget for the previously approved program year FY 2019 in order to address community needs that have emerged through the COVID-19 public health crisis. This qualifies as a substantial amendment in accordance with the Township of Cherry Hill’s Citizen Participation Plan.  This document will be available to the public for review and comment until August 23, 2020

Cares Act Substantial Amendment to the 2019 Annual Action Plan

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 Lorissa Luciani, PP, AICP, Director of Community Development, Monday through Friday from 9 AM to 5 PM at (856) 488-7870 or by TTY at (856) 661-4783.