Funding Cycle

Covid-19 Rental Assistance
The City of Waterloo's Community Development’s Covid Rental Relief program provides up to three months of rental assistance, due to a COVID-19 hardship.
  • Read more about this process here. 


CDBG and HOME Program FY2023
The City of Waterloo, acting through its Community Development Board  is currently reviewing proposals for the use of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Program funds for FY2023.  
  • Read more about this process here. 
  • View the FY2023 Annual Action Plan Schedule here.
  • Public Hearing
    In response to COVID-19, the 1st public hearing for Citizen Input on the City of Waterloo Community Development FY23 Annual Action Plan will be held on Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. via Zoom videoconferencing.  

    The plan will be developed to address the housing and community development needs of Waterloo.  The local priority is for projects which are housing related.  Designated target areas will be given preference for the federal funds.

    For information on how to participate in the electronic meeting, please email anita.merfeld@waterloo-ia.org or call the Community Development office at (319)-291-4429.


Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report

Waterloo Community Development Programs focuses  on the use of its Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) funding provided through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development ("HUD"). The information contained in this Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report ("CAPER") provides assessment of the City's progress towards meeting the stated goals and objectives stated in the 2019-2023 Consolidated Plan and the One Year Action Plan goals and objectives for Program Year ("PY") 2020. The CAPER reports on the City's fiscal year July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021 for the following federal formula grant programs:

  • Community Development Block Grant ("CDBG")
  • HOME Investment Partnership Program ("HOME")
Read the CAPER FY21 Goals and Outcomes Here.



About Housing and Urban Development Community Development Block Grant Program

Whereas, the primary goal of the Housing and Urban Development Community Development Block Grant Program is to: Assist in the development of a viable community by providing decent housing and a suitable living environment principally for persons of low- and moderate-income, and also to assist in providing expanded economic development opportunities. Maximum priority is to be given to activities benefiting low- and moderate-income persons, or aiding in the prevention or elimination of slums and blight, or to meet other Community Development needs having a particular urgency.




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