Public Hearing Scheduled On CDBG 2021 Priorities


The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)  Advisory Committee will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at 7 p.m. on Zoom to receive comments and suggestions from local residents regarding community priorities for the 2021 application process for CDBG grants for:

  1. Social services
  2. Non-social services such as housing and public infrastructure
  3. Target area neighborhoods where non-social services can take place

The meeting can be joined using the link below:
and will accommodate public comment to the extent practical. To join the meeting via telephone: Call (312) 626-6799 or (646) 876-9923 and enter Webinar ID when prompted: 889 7008 5928.

The Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) has designated the Town of Amherst a Mini-Entitlement Community that is eligible to apply for Community Development Block Grant funds.  CDBG funds support housing, community development projects, and social service activities benefiting low-and moderate-income citizens.  

Additional information here.

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