CDBG and HOME Investment Partnerships Program Funds Available for Fiscal Year 2023 – 2024

By: City of Portsmouth

The City of Portsmouth announces the availability of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program funds and HOME Investment Partnerships program funds from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for Fiscal Year 2023 – 2024 (July 1, 2023 to June 30, 2024).  The City anticipates receiving approximately $1.5 million of CDBG funds and $450,000 of HOME funds.  The programs are designed to provide decent housing, a suitable living environment, and to expand the economic opportunities for primarily low, very low, and extremely low income persons.

Two identical hearings providing information about the program funds will be held on Wednesday December 14, 2022 at the following locations and times:

                  Wednesday, December 14, 2022, 10 a.m.

Neighborhood Facility Recreation Center

900 Elm Avenue

Wednesday, December 14, 2022, 4:30 pm

Planning Department, 4th Floor City Hall

801 Crawford Street

Information related to the funding programs may be obtained from Mr. Jeffrey Crimer, Planning Department (757) 393-8836, ext. 4206, or, or 801 Crawford Street, 4th floor.

Applications for funds are available online at  It is recommended that applicants discuss with staff eligibility and conformance with the City’s Consolidated Plan prior to preparation of their application.

Applications shall be submitted to the Planning Department, 4th Floor, 801 Crawford Street, by Friday, January 13, 2023 at 5 p.m.