The City of Parkersburg’s Development Department is now accepting applications for the 2017 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) HOME Programs. These Federally-funded programs are used by the City of Parkersburg, and throughout Wood County to provide decent housing, a suitable living environment, and the expansion of economic opportunities primarily for families and individuals with low and moderate incomes.
To be considered for funding, all applications and any supplemental materials must be submitted to the Development Department no later than 4:00pm, March 17, 2017. Applications should be addressed to the following attention: Ryan Barber, Development Projects Administrator, One Government Square, P.O. Box 1627, Parkersburg, WV 26102 For more information or to download an application, please visit the City’s website; http://parkersburgcity.com/pc/services-2/planning-development/reports/ or call 304.424.8452
All applicants are encouraged to schedule a meeting with the appropriate development department staff person prior to submitting an application to receive a general overview of the guidelines and receive feedback regarding their potential application. To schedule an appointment, please call 304.424.8519.
The City is required to prepare and submit a One Year Annual Action Plan (AAP) to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development each year. The AAP provides detailed information on all activities that the City will fund with CDBG and HOME funds for the 2017-2018 program year. The City will hold public hearings on the proposed One Year Annual Action Plan during the month of April/May 2017. Once approved by Parkersburg City Council, the AAP will be submitted to HUD in May/June 2017.
For more information about this Notice of Funding Availability for the CDBG/HOME Programs, please contact;
Development Projects Administrator