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 Hearing on a Substantial Amendment to the 2020 Annual Action Plan and CDBG-CV Emergency Funding
The City of St. Cloud invites public comment on amending the City of St. Cloud Program Year 2020 Action Plan so as to prevent, prepare for and respond to the impacts of Coronavirus by modifying previously awarded projects and incorporating CDBG-CV Emergency Funding Plan. The City of St. Cloud expects to receive $640,482 in PY2020 CDBG funding and $370,891 in emergency CDBG-CV funding.
PY2020 CDBG Annual Action Plan
The proposed substantial amendment allow Boys & Girls Club of Central Minnesota and Pathways 4 Youth to reprogram their previously awarded funds from capital building improvements to operating costs resulting from Coronavirus.
CDBG-CV Emergency Funds
In response to the Coronavirus Pandemic, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development authorized CDBG-CV funds to be used to prevent, prepare for and respond to COVID-19. On April 13, 2020, the St. Cloud City Council adopted an emergency plan focusing funds on sheltering, food service and public facilities modifications. To meet the unique needs of low-and-moderate income persons in the community during the Coronavirus pandemic, the following activities are eligible for CDBG-CV emergency funds:
Place of Hope – Fourth Floor Building Improvements
Place of Hope – Community Meal Service Increase
Homeless Helping Homeless – Temporary Hotel Sheltering Program
Anna Marie’s Alliance – Temporary Hotel Sheltering Program
Anna Marie’s Alliance – Food Service for Off-Site
Sheltering Salvation Army – Food Shelf Demand Increase
Catholic Charities – Food Shelf Demand Increase
St. Cloud HRA – Facilities Sanitizing/Operating Supplies
City of St. Cloud – Eastman Park Temporary Facilities
City of St. Cloud – Administration
Promise Neighborhood – Food Shelf Demand and Meal Program
ISD742 LEAF – Temporary Hotel Sheltering Program
Comments may be submitted to email@example.com no later than 3:15 p.m. on Monday, July 20, 2020. A public hearing will be conducted on Monday, July 20, 2020 by the St. Cloud City Council 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.
PY2020 Annual Action Plan (draft)
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
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.