Round 3 CDBG-CV Funding
The City of Columbia has been awarded an additional $737,588 in Community Development Block Grant funding through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act signed into law on March 27, 2020 (CDBG-CV). Funds must be allocated towards CDBG eligible activities that help communities prevent, prepare and respond to the coronavirus.
Columbia residents are invited to complete a survey to help identify affordable housing and community development needs related to the impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic.
COVID Housing and Community Development Priority Needs Survey
Post COVID Housing Security
Mid-Missouri Legal Services, the City of Columbia Housing Programs Division and other local partners provided an informational session for citizens impacted by housing instability due to the impacts of COVID-19. This session highlighted tenant and homeowner rights and actions households can take to protect their current housing, as well as local resources to assist with rent, mortgage and utilities. If you missed any information from the meeting or were unable to attend, you can still catch the recorded meeting: Post COVID Housing Security Video-July 23, 2020
Neighborhood Engagement: CDBG COVID-19 Recovery Funds
The Community Development Department, Housing Programs Division hosted five virtual neighborhood engagement meetings in an effort to gather input on priority housing and community development needs resulting from the COVID-19 crisis. Additional CDBG COVID-19 background information is below as well as the participant responses.
- 4-21-20 5:30pm Group 1opens PDF file
- 4-21-20 7:00pm Group 2opens PDF file
- 4-21-20 8:30pm Group 3opens PDF file
- 4-22-20 5:30pm Group 4opens PDF file
- 4-22-2020 7:00pm Groupopens PDF file
Please contact Randy Cole at 573-874-6321, Randall.Cole@como.govcreate new email with questions.