The City of Danville is a participating jursidiction under the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program and HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) program. The City receives annual CDBG and HOME funds from HUD. The main goals of the programs are to provide safe, affordable and decent housing, a suitable living environment and expanded economic opportunities. Funded activities must also address at least one of the following national objectives.
Benefitting low and moderate income persons
Addressing slums or blight
Meeting an urgent community need
The CDBG entitlement for fiscal year 2019 (July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019) is $865,416, which includes $50,000 of program income. The HOME entitlement for fiscal year 2019 is $270,868 including $100,000 of program income. Under the HOME program the City is required to set aside 15% of its allocation to Community Housing Development Organizations (CHDO). The fiscal year 2019 CHDO is Southside Outreach Group.