The California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) has released substantial amendments to its 2015-2020 Consolidated Plan and 2019-2020 Annual Action Plan. These amendments are necessary to facilitate the receipt and distribution of critical funding to assist in the response and recovery of the COVID-19 state of emergency.
What is the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES)?
On March 27, 2020, Congress passed the CARES Act. The Act will
support preparation for and response to the community impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and
identified additional funding for the:
- Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Program
- Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program
- Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA)