Who We AreCommunity Reinvestment is the Administrator of the City of Columbus' Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Grants. Our entitlement grants are CDBG and HOME. Additionally, we oversee and manage the City's Real Estate to include: purchasing and selling properties no longer needed by the City; property management (leased properties); and alley abandonment. We are active in pursuing economic development for the City with emphasis in the Enterprise Zone. We acquire and assemble property for redevelopment. We also oversee and administer the Environmental Protection Division (EPD) Brownfield's grant. Our Financial Section administrator FY2009 budget is the total amount of $2,881,863. You may view our budgets under Annual Action Plan.
Citizen service is of utmost importance. We are proud of our accomplishments, many of which you can view under the Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER).
Our Mission is to oversee and administer our Federal Grants through sound financial planning management practices. To provide assistance to low and moderate income persons. Provide community reinvestment opportunities including the promotion of decent, safe and affordable housing for all citizens. Provide comprehensive real estate management and services in a professional and cost effective manner for the benefit of the citizens of Muscogee County while installing a sense of employee pride and dedication.
- FY2019 CDBG Economic Development Grant Application « download file »
- FY 2019 Home Project Proposal & Application « download file »
- 2018-2019 Application for CDBG Funded Public Service Activities « download file »
- Public Notice - Display Draft and Hearing « download file »
- FY'2018 Annual Action Plan « download file »
- Notice of NSP Substantial Amendment « download file »
Request for Proposal (RFP)
Beginning January, 2018, the City will hold public meetings, accept proposals, and determine the allocation of CDBG Program and HOME Program funds in City Fiscal Year 2019, (July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019). The City has established the top priority needs of the community in a five-year "Consolidated Plan". On January 16, 2018, the City invites orgranzations to submit proposals that address the highest priority needs in Columbus as adopted in the Consolidated Plan. ...read more
Homeless Assistance Grant Workshop: 08/01/2017
GA-505 Technical Assistance Workshop for individuals and families interested in applying for funding.
Established October 2003 - Revised: January 26, 2018
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