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PY15 CDBG Reports Available on HUD Exchange

The Program Year (PY) 2015 CDBG reports are available on HUD Exchange. To access the PY 15 reports, select one of the links below for the Accomplishment, Expenditure, or Performance Profile reports: PY15 CDBG Accomplishment Reports PY15 CDBG Expenditure Reports PY15 CDBG Performance Profiles To access previous PY reports, go to the 'Filter By' box on any of the above pages and choose the year for the reports you would like to view. Reports can also be filtered by State. CDBG National Reports are also now available on the HUD Exchange. CDBG National Accomplishment Reports CDBG National Expenditure Reports All CDBG reports are also accessible from the CDBG Reports, Program Data, and Income Limits page on the HUD Exchange.             Visit the HUD Exchange a

ESG Income Limits and when to apply them

Date Published: April 2017 Please note that the CPD Income Calculator has not been updated for the 2017 income limits. A listserv message will be sent out once the 2017 income limits have been updated in the calculator. Please make sure you receive HUD Exchange Mailing List messages for the ESG program. HUD released the FY 2017 Income Limits, effective April 14, 2017, which can be found at HUDUSER FY 2017 Income Limits . Click on the data tab and scroll down to the 5th section labeled “HUD 30% Income Limit for ALL Areas.” When working with ESG program income limits, please be aware of the following key points: ·         Extremely Low Income vs. Area Median Income Limits . The “Extremely Low Income (ELI) families" limits do NOT apply to the ESG or Continuum of Care (CoC) programs. ESG does not use the ELI measure to establish income limits but instead uses the 30% of Area Median Income (AMI) income limits. Please use the 30 percent AMI tables. If ESG re

Webinar: Preapplication for Building Communities of Recovery Program Grants

Webinar: Preapplication for Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act: Building Communities of Recovery Program Grants Thursday, May 18, 2017 | 2–3 p.m. Eastern Time SAMHSA's Center for Substance Abuse Treatment will deliver a preapplication webinar for potential applicants for grants under the fiscal year 2017 Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act: Building Communities of Recovery program. This program aims to mobilize resources within and outside of the recovery community to increase the prevalence and quality of long-term recovery support from substance use and addiction. Please view the grant announcement for more details. To participate in the webinar on May 18, please visit this website . If prompted for further information, please enter conference number PWXW4130923 and conference passcode 1412471. Then dial telephone number 1-888-968-4309 and enter the conference identification number 1412471.

CPD Funding Matrix and Dashboard Reports Posted

The May 2017 CPD Funding Matrix and Dashboard Reports have been posted to HUD Exchange. These reports provide funding information for each city and state that receive CPD program funds, including Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Continuum of Care (CoC), Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG), HOME, Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA), and Housing Trust Fund (HTF). Reports detail the size of each grant received over the past several years, as well as the total amount of funds currently available to be spent on affordable housing and community and economic development activities.             Visit the HUD Exchange at

Blog Updates

--> Blog Updates Decisions in Recovery: A New Shared Decision-Making Tool for Medication-Assisted Treatment Opioid use disorder is one of the most serious public health challenges facing our nation, affecting nearly 2.4 million Americans in 2015. Unfortunately, many who need treatment are not receiving it. Giving people access to information on treatment options could be the first step to entering treatment and recovery. One of these treatment approaches is […] Finding Help and Hope One in five children in the U.S. experience a serious mental disorder at some point during their youth, and research shows that about 50 percent of all mental illnesses that happen in adulthood can emerge by age 14.  With so many families needing answers about youth mental health, it can be a challenge to know […]

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