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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 Tim Goetzinger of the Department of Housing and Community Affairs at 240.777.3728 or Pofen Salem of the Office of Management and Budget at 240.777.2773 for more information regarding this department's operating budget.


Program Performance Measures

Program Performance MeasuresActual FY18Actual FY19Estimated FY20Target FY21Target FY22
Number of contracts awarded and monitored4243434343
Funding awarded to CDBG public service contracts 1$540,000$532,000$600,000$600,000$600,000
CDBG public service contract compliance rate100%100%100%100%100%
CDBG public service contract non-housing beneficiaries 21,4114,3692,5003,0003,500
1  FY19 spike includes funding for two medical providing assistance to homless/AIDS patients and other health services.
2  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

FY21 Recommended ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY20 Approved63322775.70
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.886891-1.70
FY21 Recommended72191684.00