City of Columbia Missouri

P.O. BOX 6015
COLUMBIA, MO 65205

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 4, 2021

CONTACT: Darcie Clark, Housing Specialist
City of Columbia Housing Programs Division
573.874.7244
Darcie.Clark@Como.gov

City of Columbia Housing Programs Division issues request for applications for FY 2022 Community Development Block Grant and HOME funds

(COLUMBIA, MO) - The City of Columbia anticipates receiving approximately $1,000,000 in FY 2022 Community
Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds and $600,000 in FY 2022 HOME funding from the
Department of Housing and Urban Development available during 2022. Funds will be provided for
CDBG and HOME eligible activities identified in the 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan. An informational
session for any interested individuals or organizations will be held in the Council Chambers of City Hall, 701
E. Broadway on May 27, 2021 from 6:30pm to 8:00pm.

CDBG Funding

CDBG funds primarily benefit low to moderate income households, and can be used for affordable
housing, economic development, community facilities and neighborhood infrastructure.

HOME Funding

Eligible HOME activities include: homebuyer assistance, new construction for homeownership, or for
rental occupancy by households with special needs, tenant-based rental assistance, and rehabilitation
for homeownership or rental occupancy. All HOME assisted housing must benefit lower income
households. Staff will review project eligibility; the Community Development Commission will review
criteria, application submission procedures, and project implementation requirements.

Applications will be available at the Housing Programs Division, 500 E. Walnut, Suite 108. The City of
Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry,
marital status, familial status, disability or sexual orientation. If you wish to receive an application or
have any questions regarding the application procedure, contact Darcie Clark at (573) 874-7244 or
e-mail Darcie.Clark@como.gov.

Location: 701 E. Broadway

City of Columbia Vision
Columbia is the best place for everyone to live, work, learn and play.

City of Columbia Mission
To serve the public through democratic, transparent and efficient government.

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