Community Revitalization

Community RevitalizationDraft 2014-2015 CDBG and HOME Action Plan

The one-year Action Plan is an annual document that describes the City of Gresham's HUD-funded projects and community development related activities that will be conducted within the community to implement the Multnomah County Consortium 2011-2016 Consolidated Plan for Housing and Community Development in the upcoming fiscal year.

View the draft 2014-2015 CDBG and HOME Action Plan.

Consolidated Plan Amendment Public Comment Period

Community RevitalizationOn May 12, the City of Portland, Gresham and Multnomah County proposes to amend its Consolidated Plan Action Plan for fiscal year 2013-2014.

Between April 11 and May 11, you have the opportunity to submit written comments about the proposed amendment by emailing comments to Laurie.Wells@GreshamOregon.gov or by mailing comments to Laurie Wells at 1333 N.W. Eastman Parkway, Gresham, OR 97030.

Read more about the proposed amendment and about the Consolidated Plan.

April is Fair Housing Month

Join us in the promotion of fair housing for all.

Townhomes with TreeApril 2014 is Fair Housing Month, the theme of which is Fairness Matters. The City and its partners are working together to combat discrimination and other impediments to housing choice as well as working with landlords and tenants to increase choice for low-income renters citywide.

Read the Fair Housing Month Proclamation.

Program Information

The City's Community Revitalization program:

  • Builds affordable housing
  • Builds public improvements in qualified neighborhoods
  • Pays for needed services for families and individuals
  • Writes housing policy for Gresham City Council

Funds for this program come from the Community Development Block Grant and HOME programs of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

The CDBG and HOME Program invests over $1.2 million in federal grants and loans annually in area non-profit organizations and other groups to provide services, public facilities, and affordable housing for low and moderate-income residents and neighborhoods. A map of pre-qualified census blocks is provided based on the 2000 census. Each year the City is required to submit an application for funding.

A new service is available to help people find affordable housing throughout the Portland Metro Region.

Visit Housing Connections for up-to-date listings of available apartments for rent and homes for sale.

Contact

For more information contact Laurie Wells at Laurie.Wells@GreshamOregon.gov or 503-618-2404.

 

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