Consolidated Plan for Housing and Community Development

Consolidated Plan for Housing and Community Development

The DRAFT CFY22 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) is available for review and comment from October 19 through November 3, 2022. The CAPER is a mandatory performance report examining the progress that Montgomery County made in advancing the goals of the Annual Action Plan covering the period July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022 using CDBG, HOME and ESG funds.

All interested parties are invited to submit comments on the CAPER and on the community development performance of Montgomery County. Written statements may be submitted via US mail or by email until 4:00 PM, November 3, 2022 and should be addressed to:

Aseem K. Nigam, Director
Department of Housing & Community Affairs
1401 Rockville Pike, 4th Floor
Rockville, Maryland 20852-1428
aseem.nigam@montgomerycountymd.gov

DRAFT Annual Action Plan Available for Public Review

The DRAFT CFY23 FFY22 Annual Action Plan must be submitted for approval to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) by July 11, 2022. The Plan serves as Montgomery County's application for CDBG, HOME and ESG funds for Fiscal Year 2023 (July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023) and it identifies specific uses for these annual funding programs.

All interested parties are invited to submit written comments on the Plan and on the community development performance of Montgomery County. The DRAFT Plan will be available for review online beginning April 12, 2022 here: http://montgomerycountymd.gov/dhca/community/grants/conplan.html. Statements may be submitted via US mail or email until 4:00 PM, May 12, 2022 and should be addressed to:

Aseem K. Nigam, Director
Department of Housing & Community Affairs
1401 Rockville Pike, Fourth Floor
Rockville, Maryland  20852

aseem.nigam@montgomerycountymd.gov

Staff contact is Katherine Canales, katherine.canales@montgomerycountymd.gov, (240) 777-3631

Our TTY number (for the hearing impaired) is 7-1-1.

DRAFT HOME-ARP Allocation Plan Available for Public Review

Montgomery County’s Annual Action Plan, covering the County’s fiscal year 2021 timeframe (July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021), is being amended for a second time to add the HOME-ARP Allocation plan. The HOME-ARP Allocation Plan draft outlines the use of $7.3 million to address the housing needs of persons who are homeless, at risk of homelessness, fleeing or attempting to flee domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, stalking or human trafficking, and those for whom supportive services would prevent homelessness. The proposed use of funds is described in the HOME-ARP Allocation Plan Draft.

All interested parties are invited to submit comments on the Amendment via email to Aseem Nigam, Director, Montgomery County Department of Housing & Community Affairs at aseem.nigam@montgomerycountymd.gov. Comments must be received by 4:00 PM on September 29, 2022.

Please email Katherine Canales if you have questions regarding this Amendment: katherine.canales@montgomerycountymd.gov. The TTY number (for the hearing impaired) is 711.

DRAFT materials available for public review

Montgomery County’s Annual Action Plan, covering the County’s fiscal year 2021 timeframe (July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021), is being amended for a second time to add the HOME-ARP Allocation plan. The HOME-ARP Allocation Plan draft outlines the use of $7.3 million to address the housing needs of persons who are homeless, at risk of homelessness, fleeing or attempting to flee domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, stalking or human trafficking, and those for whom supportive services would prevent homelessness. The proposed use of funds is described in the HOME-ARP Allocation Plan Draft.

All interested parties are invited to submit comments on the Amendment via email to Aseem Nigam, Director, Montgomery County Department of Housing & Community Affairs at aseem.nigam@montgomerycountymd.gov. Comments must be received by 4:00 PM on September 29, 2022.

Please email Katherine Canales if you have questions regarding this Amendment: Katherine.Canales@montgomerycountymd.gov. The TTY number (for the hearing impaired) is 711.

DRAFT materials available for public review

Montgomery County’s Annual Action Plan, covering the County’s fiscal year 2020 timeframe (July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020), is being amended for a fourth time to repurpose $6,182,773 in previously allotted CDBG-CV funds from “Rental Assistance” to “Homeless Shelter” usage. These federal funds are administered through the US Dept of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. The proposed use of funds is described in the  DRAFT Annual Action Plan Amendment 4.

The Citizen Participation Plan is also being amended to incorporate a streamlined review process for the COVID-19 related funding. It appears as Appendix 1 of the Plan.

All interested parties are invited to submit comments on the Amendments via email to Aseem Nigam, Director, Montgomery County Department of Housing & Community Affairs at aseem.nigam@montgomerycountymd.gov. Comments must be received by 4:00 PM on July 24, 2020.

Please email Cathy Mahmud, Chief, Grants and Asset Management, if you have questions regarding these Amendments: catherine.mahmud@montgomerycountymd.gov. The TTY number (for the hearing impaired) is 711.

DRAFT materials available for public review

The  DRAFT CFY21 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) is available for review and comment from September 13 through September 28, 2021. The CAPER must be submitted electronically for approval to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on September 28, 2021. The CAPER is a mandatory performance report examining the progress that Montgomery County made in advancing the goals of the Annual Action Plan covering the period July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021 using CDBG, HOME and ESG funds.

All interested parties are invited to submit comments on the CAPER and on the community development performance of Montgomery County. Written statements may be submitted via US mail or by email until 4:00 PM, September 28, 2021 and should be addressed to:

Aseem K. Nigam, Director
Department of Housing & Community Affairs
1401 Rockville Pike, 4th Floor
Rockville, Maryland 20852-1428
Aseem.Nigam@MontgomeryCountyMD.gov

The DRAFT CFY2022-2026 FFY2021-2025 Five-Year Consolidated Plan was due for approval to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) by May 15, 2021. The Consolidated Plan submission date was extended from May 15, 2021 to August 16, 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Plan serves as Montgomery County's application for CDBG, HOME and ESG funds for County Fiscal Years 2022 - 2026 (July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2026), and it identifies specific uses for these funding programs, including in the Annual Action Plan for County Fiscal Year 2022.

All interested parties are invited to submit written comments on the Plan and on the community development performance of Montgomery County. Statements may be submitted via US mail or email until 4:00 PM, July 23, 2021 and should be addressed to: 

Aseem K. Nigam, Director
Department of Housing & Community Affairs
1401 Rockville Pike, Fourth Floor 
Rockville, Maryland  20852
Aseem.Nigam@MontgomeryCountyMD.gov

Staff contact is Cathy Mahmud, Catherine.Mahmud@MontgomeryCountyMD.gov, (240) 777-3669
Our TTY number (for the hearing impaired) is 711

 

The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) requires that all jurisdictions entitled to receive funding under the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), and Housing Opportunities for Persons with Aids (HOPWA) programs develop a Consolidated Plan for community development no less than every five years, and an Action Plan every year. Ours are always due to HUD by May 15 and are made available for public review for 30 days prior to their submission. The Annual Action Plan covers the upcoming fiscal year -- July 1 of the plan year through June 30 of the following year. You can find the most recent five-year plan and annual action plan submission details below. To learn more about these programs generally and the process for prioritizing Public Service Grants using CDBG funds, please see our Grants Administration and Special Projects page. Please note that the CFY21 Annual Action Plan development has been delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. HUD has extended the deadline for submitting the Plan to August 16, 2021 although it is expected that Montgomery County will make a draft available for review in the early months of 2021. 

By September 30 of each year, the County reports to residents and to HUD on how federal funds were spent and what was accomplished during the previous fiscal year. This is called the Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER). It covers the fiscal year just ended on June 30 and is made available for public review 15 days prior to submission to HUD.  Please note that the CFY20 CAPER development has been delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. HUD has extended the deadline for submitting the CAPER to 180 days after the end of the program year, or December 30, 2020. The draft is expected to be availbable for review and comment by December 15, 2020.

The Department of Housing and Community Affairs (DHCA) also provides the Certificate of Consistency with the Consolidated Plan necessary for applicants seeking certain funding through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).  Please click here for more information on how to request a certification.

Hard copies of all Consolidated Plan materials and the Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice are available for review at DHCA during normal business hours: 1401 Rockville Pike, 4th Floor, Rockville, Maryland 20852. Please call or e-mail Matthew Greene, Senior Planning Specialist with DHCA, if you have questions regarding Consolidated Plans at (240) 777-3631, or Cathy Mahmud, Senior Planning Specialist, for questions regarding the Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice at (240) 777-3669. Our TTY number (for the hearing impaired) is (240) 773-3556. See here for more information on the Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice.

 

CFY20 Consolidated Plan Annual Action Plan

The  CFY20 FFY19 Consolidated Plan Annual Action Plan was submitted for approval to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on June 25, 2019. The Plan serves as Montgomery County's application for CDBG, HOME and ESG funds for County Fiscal Year 2020 (July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020). The plan identifies specific uses for the annual funding allocations under these three programs.

Montgomery County’s Annual Action Plan, covering the County’s fiscal year 2020 timeframe (July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020), was amended to include emergency funding related to the COVID-19 pandemic in the amount of $2,955,102 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG-CV) funds and $1,438,797 in Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG-CV1) funds. The Plan was amended a second time to include emergency funding related to the COVID-19 pandemic in the amount of $4,847,976 in Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG-CV2) funds. The use of funds is described in the Amended Plan:  Montgomery County Annual Action Plan CFY2020 FFY2019 Amendment 2. The Citizen Participation Plan was also amended to incorporate a streamlined review process for the COVID-19 related funding:  Citizen Participation Plan CFY2020 FFY2019 Amendment 2.

 

DRAFT materials available for public review

The DRAFT CFY21 FFY20 Consolidated Plan Annual Action Plan must be submitted for approval to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) by February 16, 2021. The plan submission date was extended from May 15, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Plan serves as Montgomery County's application for CDBG, HOME and ESG funds for Fiscal Year 2021 (July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020) and it identifies specific uses for these annual funding programs. 

All interested parties are invited to submit written comments on the Plan and on the community development performance of Montgomery County. Statements may be submitted via US mail or email until 4:00 PM, February 15, 2021 and should be addressed to: 

Aseem K. Nigam, Director
Department of Housing & Community Affairs
1401 Rockville Pike, Fourth Floor 
Rockville, Maryland  20852
Aseem.Nigam@montgomerycountymd.gov

Staff contact is Cathy Mahmud, cathy.mahmud@montgomerycountymd.gov, 240 777-3669
Our TTY number (for the hearing impaired) is 240 773-3556.

 

The  DRAFT CFY20 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) is available for review and comment from December 15 through December 29, 2020. The CAPER must be submitted electronically for approval to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on December 30, 2020. The CAPER is a mandatory performance report examining the progress that Montgomery County made in advancing the goals of the Annual Action Plan covering the period July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020 using CDBG, HOME and ESG funds. 

All interested parties are invited to submit comments on the CAPER and on the community development performance of Montgomery County. Written statements may be submitted via US mail or by email until 4:00 PM, December 29, 2020 and should be addressed to:

Aseem K. Nigam, Director
Department of Housing & Community Affairs
1401 Rockville Pike, 4th Floor
Rockville, Maryland 20852-1428
Aseem.Nigam@montgomerycountymd.gov

 

Montgomery County’s Annual Action Plan, covering the County’s fiscal year 2020 timeframe (July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020), is being amended for a third time to include emergency funding related to the COVID-19 pandemic in the amount of $4,227,565 originating from the CARES Act and administered through the US Dept of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. The proposed use of funds is described in the  DRAFT Amended Plan.  

The Citizen Participation Plan is also being amended to incorporate a streamlined review process for the COVID-19 related funding. It appears as Appendix 1 of the Plan. 

All interested parties are invited to submit comments on the Amendments via email to Aseem Nigam, Director, Montgomery County Department of Housing & Community Affairs at aseem.nigam@montgomerycountymd.gov. Comments must be received by 4:00 PM on December 29, 2020. 

Please email Matthew Greene, Senior Planning Specialist, if you have questions regarding these Amendments: matthew.greene@montgomerycountymd.gov
The TTY number (for the hearing impaired) is 240-773-3556.

 


CFY19 Consolidated Plan Annual Action Plan

CFY19 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER)

The CFY19 FFY18 Consolidated Plan Annual Action Plan was submitted for approval to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development to HUD on May 29, 2018. The Plan serves as Montgomery County's application for CDBG, HOME and ESG funds for Fiscal Year 2019 (July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019). The plan identifies specific uses for the annual funding allocations under these three programs.

CFY19_Grant_Agreements


CFY18 Consolidated Plan Annual Action Plan

CFY18 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER)

The  CFY18 FFY17 Consolidated Plan Annual Action Plan was submitted for approval to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on August 3, 2017. The Plan serves as Montgomery County's application for CDBG, HOME and ESG funds for Fiscal Year 2018 (July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018). The plan identifies specific uses for the annual funding allocations under these three programs.

CFY18 Grant Agreements


‚Äč CFY17 Consolidated Plan Annual Action Plan

The FY17 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER)

The CFY17 FFY16 Consolidated Plan Annual Action Plan was submitted for approval to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on May 13, 2016. The Plan serves as Montgomery County's application for CDBG, HOME and ESG funds for Fiscal Year 2017 (July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017). The plan identifies specific uses for the annual funding allocations under these three programs.    


FY16-20 Consolidated Plan and FY16 Annual Action Plan

FY16 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER)

The FY16-20 Consolidated Plan and Annual Action Plan was submitted for approval to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on May 15, 2015. The Annual Action Plan serves as Montgomery County's application for CDBG, HOME and ESG funds for Fiscal Year 2016 (July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016). The plan identifies community needs as well as specific uses for the annual funding allocations under these three programs. This is the first Consolidated Plan to be submitted to HUD via a special online application and the resulting document published here has a different organization and format than prior Plans, but still includes the same federally mandated content. Appendix C of the Plan is a revised version of the County's Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice. More information on that can be found on DHCA's Fair Housing page: http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/DHCA/community/fair_housing.html


FY15 Consolidated Plan Annual Action Plan

FY15 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER)

The FY15 Annual Action Plan was submitted for approval to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on May 15, 2014.  The Plan serves as Montgomery County's application for CDBG, HOME and ESG funds for Fiscal Year 2015 (July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015). The plan identifies community needs as well as specific uses for the annual funding allocations under these three programs.


FY14 Consolidated Plan Annual Action Plan

FY14 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER)

The FY14 Annual Action Plan was submitted for approval to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on June 14, 2013 (later than the usual May 15 deadline and specified as the new submission date by HUD due to federal funding uncertainties caused by sequestration). The Plan serves as Montgomery County's application for CDBG, HOME and ESG funds for Fiscal Year 2014 (July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014). The plan identifies community needs as well as specific uses for the annual funding allocations under these three programs.


FY13 Consolidated Plan Annual Action Plan

FY13 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER)

The FY13 Annual Action Plan was submitted for approval to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on May 15, 2012. The Plan serves as Montgomery County's application for CDBG, HOME and ESG funds for Fiscal Year 2013 (July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013). The plan identifies community needs as well as specific uses for the annual funding allocations under these three programs.


FY12 Consolidated Plan Annual Action Plan

FY12 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER)

The FY12 Annual Action Plan was submitted for approval to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on May 13, 2011. This Plan serves as Montgomery County's application for CDBG, HOME and ESG funds for Fiscal Year 2012 (July 1, 2011 - June 30, 2012). The plan identifies community needs as well as specific uses for the annual funding allocations under these three programs. The Department of Housing and Community Affairs (DHCA) has also revised the Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice along with this year's Action Plan (included below as Appendix C and also posted here with additional fair housing information:  http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/DHCA/community/fair_housing.html).


Five-Year Consolidated Plan FY11 - FY15

FY11 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER)

Montgomery County's Consolidated Plan for Housing and Community Development, covering the period July 1, 2010 to June 30, 2015, was approved by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in summer 2010. The Plan includes a Five-Year Plan and Annual Action Plan for the 2010-2011 Consolidated Plan Program Year (County fiscal year 2011, July 1, 2010 - June 30, 2011). The Consolidated plan is mandated by HUD as a condition of receiving Community Development Block Grant, Emergency Shelter Grant, and HOME Investment Partnership Grant funds. This plan identifies community needs and identifies specific uses for the annual funding allocations under these three programs.

You can view or download the entire Plan as one document or view or download separate sections: