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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 persons with low incomes.

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 FY22Actual FY23Estimated FY24Target FY25Target FY26
Number of contracts awarded and monitored2221232222
Funding awarded to CDBG public service contracts$630,000$625,000$630,000$660,000$660,000
CDBG public service contract compliance rate100%100%100%100%100%
CDBG public service contract non-housing beneficiaries 1$23,220$6,277$1,022$1,000$1,000
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

FY25 Recommended ChangesExpendituresFTEs
FY24 Approved93469776.70
Technical Adj: Realign Budget Allocation Between PC and OE to Meet the Estimated Grant Amount1139140.00
Add: Community Bridges, Inc. - Community Bridges Alumnae Program450000.00
Add: Community Reach of Montgomery County, Inc. - Mansfield Kaseman Health Clinic450000.00
Add: Homes Not Borders, Inc. - Home Set Ups and Moving Up Fund for Refugees and Migrants400000.00
Add: Collegiate Directions, Inc. - Career Mentoring Initiative400000.00
Add: Montgomery Housing Partnership, Inc. - MHP's Workforce Development Program400000.00
Add: United Way of the National Capital Area - Community Schools Model400000.00
Add: Mobile Medical Care, Inc. - Keeping Focused on Diabetic Eye Health367340.00
Add: Arts for the Aging, Inc. - Sustaining Health Equity Through the Participatory Arts357330.00
Add: Ayuda, Inc. - Domestic Violence & Family Law Survivors Program350000.00
Add: EveryMind, Inc. - Case Manager: Rep Payee and Friendly Visitor350000.00
Add: Latino Economic Development Corporation - LEDC Tenant Services and Eviction Prevention349200.00
Add: Horizons Greater Washington, Inc. - HGW School Year Saturday Academy - Montgomery County341080.00
Add: Community Reach of Montgomery County, Inc. - Rockville Emergency Assistance Program (REAP)330000.00
Add: Korean Community Service Center of Greater Washington, Inc. - Strengthening Asian Families through Empowerment and Service (SAFES)325330.00
Add: Food and Friends, Inc. - Improving the Lives and Health of the Most Vulnerable321150.00
Add: Community FarmShare LLC - Farm to Family Nutrition Access299650.00
Add: Germantown Cultural Arts Center, Inc. - Beyond BlackRock: Positive Youth Development Arts Outreach Programming250000.00
Add: Liberty's Promise, Inc. - Helping the Immigrant Youth of Montgomery County Succeed250000.00
Add: Bethesda African Cemetery Coalition, Inc. - The Bridge That Carried Us Over: Education for the 21st Century208920.00
Increase Cost: Takoma Park Code Enforcement Contract168770.00
Eliminate: One Vacant Lapsed Position to Better Align the Division Personnel Complement0-0.30
Decrease Cost: Abolish Two Vacant Lapsed Positions to Better Realign Personnel Complement0-1.40
Decrease Cost: Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Adjustments-6600000.00
Multi-program adjustments, including negotiated compensation changes, employee benefit changes, changes due to staff turnover, reorganizations, and other budget changes affecting multiple programs.-13580290.00
FY25 Recommended81197395.00