Improving the quality of life for Flint residents
We utilize a number of federal, state and local grant and loan packages to aid in the community and economic development of the city, the primary source of of which is our annual entitlement allocation from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The City of Flint receives approximately $4.5 million per year, the majority of which is sub-granted to organizations and city departments to implement programs benefiting low- and moderate-income residents of Flint.
Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program supports community development activities to build stronger and more resilient communities. To support community development, activities are identified through an ongoing process. Activities may address needs such as infrastructure, economic development projects, public facilities installation, community centers, housing rehabilitation, public services, clearance/acquisition, microenterprise assistance, code enforcement, homeowner assistance, etc.
HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME)
The HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) provides grants that the City of Flint uses, often in partnership with local nonprofit groups, to fund a wide range of activities including building, buying, and/or rehabilitating affordable housing for rent or homeownership or providing direct rental assistance to low-income people. HOME is the largest federal block grant to state and local governments designed exclusively to create affordable housing for low-income households.
Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG)
The purpose of the Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) program is to assist individuals and families quickly regain stability in permanent housing after experiencing a housing crisis or homelessness.
Resources for Grant Applicants
Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER)
|Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER) Program Year 2019-20 Draft||The comment period for the CAPER begins Monday, December 12, 2022 and ends January 6, 2023. A public hearing regarding the CAPER will be held on January 4, 2023, at 5:30 p.m. in the City of Flint Auditorium/Dome.||Open File | Download|
HOME - ARP
|HOME ARP Funding||Public Notice for Immediate Release||Open File | Download|
|DRAFT HOME-ARP Allocation Plan||Requirements of the Use of Funds in the HOME-American Rescue Plan Program||Open File | Download|
|HOME ARP Funding - Provider Survey||Your chance to provide feedback as a stakeholder and community member.||Open File | Download|
Community and Economic Development Staff
Planning & Development Director
Flint MI 48502