Waterloo Community Development

The mission of the Waterloo Community Development Board is to provide assistance for safe and sanitary housing through various programs. Please see the navigation menu to the left to learn more about our programs.

We provide housing rehabilitation assistance, emergency repairs assistance and down payment assistance to qualified applicants in the City of Waterloo, Iowa.
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Please submit your recommendations and suggestions by either printing the above form out or using the form below. December 31, 2021.

A variety of eligible activities may be undertaken with Community Development Block Grant funds and HOME funds to meet community development and housing needs. These activities must benefit low- moderate income persons or must aid in the prevention of slum and blight.

My Recommendations and Suggestions for the Fiscal year 2023 Community Development Block Grant and Home Funds are:


CDBG and HOME Program FY2023
The City of Waterloo, acting through its Community Development Board  is now accepting proposals for the use of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Program funds for FY2023.  
**Please note, the deadline has been extended until Monday, January 3rd, 2022 at NOON as the Community Development office will be closed on Friday, December 31st, 2021. 
  • Read more about this process here. 
  • View the FY2023 Annual Action Plan Schedule here.
  • Download the application here. 
  • Download the Project Budget Worksheet here.

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.

Contact Information:

Rudy D. Jones, Director 
Waterloo Community Development Office
620 Mulberry St, Suite 202 
Waterloo, IA 50703 
Phone: (319) 291-4429 
Fax: (319) 291-4431
Email: rudy.jones@waterloo-ia.org
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