Notice of CDBG COVID-19 (CDBG-CV) Funding Amendment

Review and Comment: August 5-10, 2021

The Tennessee Housing Development Agency (THDA) and Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development (ECD) have released an amendment to the 2019-2020 State of Tennessee Annual Action Plan detailing new COVID-19 CARES Act funding for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program. The State of Tennessee CDBG program has received an additional allocation of $36,435,289 targeting economic and community development efforts related to COVID-19.

In order to promptly administer CDBG-CV funding, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has granted Tennessee waivers to shorten the public comment period to no less than 5 days and offer reasonable opportunity for comment, while waiving the full requirements of the Citizen Participation Plan.

For additional information and to review the CDBG-CV Amendment, please visit Citizens are encouraged to review and/or comment on this amendment between August 5-10, 2021.