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Program Description

  Grants Administration - Federal Programs

Staff provides management and oversight to ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements for Federal funding awarded to Montgomery County by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the Community Development Block Grant, the HOME Investment Partnership Grant, and the Emergency Solutions Grant programs. Funds from these programs support both operating activities and capital projects. Activities funded may include property acquisition, new construction, housing rehabilitation, commercial area revitalization, and handicapped accessibility improvements. Staff administers contracts with the cities of Rockville and Takoma Park, as well as nonprofit organizations awarded funding to provide a variety of public services involving assistance to low-income persons.

Program Contacts

Contact Pofen Salem of the Department of Housing and Community Affairs at 240.777.3728 or Anita Aryeetey of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2784 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.


Program Performance Measures

Program Performance MeasuresActual FY21Actual FY22Estimated FY23Target FY24Target FY25
Number of contracts awarded and monitored2522232425
Funding awarded to CDBG public service contracts$591,067 $630,000$625,000$630,000$648,900
CDBG public service contract compliance rate100%100%100%100%100%
CDBG public service contract non-housing beneficiaries 1$8,250$23,220$6,277$6,000$6,180
1  DHCA partners with the Community Development Advisory Committee, which provides funding recommendations for public service contracts. The beneficiaries of these contracts fluctuate annually based on the type of services provided.

Program Budget Changes

FY24 Approved ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY23 Approved87412006.70
Technical Adj: Realign Budget Allocation Between PC and OE to Meet the Estimated Grant Amount1782820.00
Increase Cost: Emergency Solutions Grant Operating Expenses41190.00
Increase Cost: Takoma Park Code Enforcement Contract35690.00
Decrease Cost: Miscellaneous Operating Expenses-10000.00
Decrease Cost: Home Investment Partnership Program (HOME) Grant Operating Expenses-2822550.00
Decrease Cost: Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Operating Expenses-7327970.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.14358590.00
FY24 Approved93469776.70