The California Department of Housing and Community Development is pleased to announce Amendment 1 of the 2022 Community Development Block Grant program Notice of Funding Availability.

The amendments are:
  • The application deadlines for Community Development Competitive program applications, Economic Development projects and programs, and the non-federally recognized tribes’ applications are due on or before August 19, 2022, at 3:00 p.m. PDT.

  • Evidence of Housing Element compliance will be due to the Department prior to an award being granted, not at the time of application. Applicants will need to submit a draft or an adopted housing element.

  • For clarification, the Colonias allocation is exempt from the $1.5 million per Jurisdiction limit. Eligible Activities includes housing assistance, infrastructure, and planning.

For more information, please view the full amendment.

If you have any questions regarding this amendment, please email