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Community Development Block Grant Applications Available for 2016/2017

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Applications are now available for the Federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program administered by the Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA), on behalf of the City of Malden. This  funding is through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and will be available for Fiscal Year 2017 (July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017).


There will be two public hearings for development of the Annual Action Plan:  Thursday, February 18, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m., Malden Housing Authority, 630 Salem Street, Malden;  and Tuesday, March 1, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m., Malden Government Center, 200 Pleasant Street, Room 421, Malden.  Technical assistance on submission of applications will be provided along with review performance of current year projects and obtaining input on housing and community development needs.
 

The CDBG Program provides grants for activities whose principal benefactors are low-to-moderate income individuals or households.  The funds are available to for-profit and non-profit corporations and organizations.  Applicants may apply for funds to support public services or physical development activities. The deadline to submit completed applications is 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 8.  Completed applications (one original and two copies) must be submitted to Nick Pernice, Acting CD Director, MRA, Malden Government Center, 200 Pleasant Street, Room 621, Malden, MA   02148.


For more information or to request a fillable form Word document version of the application, email npernice@maldenredevelopment.com or call 781-324-5720 x 5728.