Community Development

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The Harford County Department of Community & Economic Development invites all interested citizens, community groups, agencies and organizations to submit comments regarding the development of the FY2022/FFY2021 Annual Action Plan (AAP) Draft.  The AAP is the County’s yearly application for funding under the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program and the Home Investment Partnerships Program (HOME).  Funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the CDBG and HOME programs provide funds for a variety of housing and community development activities that principally benefit low and moderate-income residents. The FY2022/FFY2021 AAP is the second AAP under the approved five (5) Year Consolidated Plan. 

 

Funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the CDBG and HOME programs provide funds for a variety of housing and community development activities for low and moderate-income residents. The Harford County Draft FY2022/FFY2021 Action Plan is available for review and comment starting April 5, 2021.

 

Click here to download a copy of the FY2022/FFY2021 Action Plan


Harford County invites citizens to attend a virtual public hearing on Thursday April 15, 2021 beginning at 10:00 am. Anyone interested in attending should contact the Community Development division at (410) 638-3045, ext. 1362 or email commdev@harfordcountymd.gov and request virtual meeting information.
Community Development aids in finding resources available to allow public service needs, neighborhood revitalization, capital projects, and human service needs to be addressed in our county.

Our Consolidated Plan is a U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development federally mandated plan that serves as the framework for a community-wide dialogue to identify housing and community development priorities that align and focus funding from the Community Planning and Development formula block grant programs such as:  Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program, HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) Program, and Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) Program. The plan provides a concise summary of the actions, activities, and the specific federal and non-federal resources that will be used by the County to benefit low and moderate income residents of Harford County, as well as the Town of Bel Air, the City of Aberdeen, and the City of Havre de Grace.  

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ounty’s Annual Action Plan, describes how the County will use federal, state, and local funds to address the housing and community development needs of the low to moderate income in our community during each fiscal year. Harford County’s FY2021 (FFY2020) Annual Action Plan was approved by HUD on September 15, 2020 and can be found in the last section of the FY21-25 Consolidated Plan.