Each year the City of Wauwatosa receives assistance from the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) in the form of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds. The primary objective of the CDBG program is the development of viable urban communities by providing opportunities for decent housing, a safe living environment, and expanded economic opportunities to, principally, low or moderate income persons.
If you or your organization is interested in receiving a community development block grant, you must submit a completed application to the Department of Community Development.
The City is currently seeking applications for CDBG-eligible projects for the 2017 program year. Please submit your complete application by 2 PM, Thursday, September 1, 2016 to the Development Department at City Hall or via e-mail to .
2017 CDBG Application 2017 Application Certification
Annual Plan & Performance Reports
The City completes an annual plan that identifies community needs and priorities and an annual performance report that evaluates program outcomes and accomplishments. In addition, a long-range plan is completed every five years.
2014 Performance Report 2015 Annual Plan 2014-2018 Consolidated
Citizen Particpation Plan
The Department of Housing and Urban Development requires that municipalities receiving CBDG funds develop and follow a detailed plan which provides for and encourages citizen participation and emphasizes participation by persons of low/moderate income, blighted areas, and areas in which the City proposes to use CDBG funds. For more detailed information, please review the 2015 Citizen Participation Plan.
For more information regarding the CDBG Program, please contact the Planning & Zoning Division at (414) 479-3522.