About the plan
Draft Plan Summary
View this graphic summary to see how we propose to allocate HUD funds in 2022,.
What is the Annual Action Plan?
Residents invited to virtual events to discuss priorities for 2022 federal grant funds
The Community Development Division invites residents, advocates and stakeholders to share their experiences and views on affordable housing, infrastructure and services for low and moderate income community members. Input will be used to inform the City’s 2022 Annual Action Plan for the use of federal block grant funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
The City typically receives about $5 million per year to support affordable housing, homelessness prevention, economic development, non-profit assistance and neighborhood improvements for low-income populations. The City has received additional funds to address the pandemic-related impacts on these needs, as well. While the 2022 total grant amount has yet to be determined, the City is preparing its 2022 Annual Action Plan, which outlines how we will strategically invest these funds to support high-poverty neighborhoods and vulnerable populations. The annual funds come through three programs: the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program, HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME), and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Program. Additional relief funds have been made available by the CARES Act and the American Rescue Plan Act.
The City’s Community Development Division manages these funds and awards them to local agencies, nonprofits, and developers to accomplish our shared goals of helping low-income households. The Community Development staff invites the public to learn about the impact of the funds as well as share their views on affordable housing and community development priorities to help ensure the Annual Action Plan is responsive to the needs of our community. The City also wants to hear how residents’ needs and priorities may have changed this year.
How to Participate
The Annual Action Plan identifies the priorities for use of HUD funds. The City encourages all residents to participate and provide public comment, especially neighborhood leaders, service providers and community advocates.
Past Virtual Meeting Videos
January 5, 2022 public hearing
The draft plan was presented at this public hearing.
There were four topic-focused meeting in October 2021. Each meeting focused on one topic to get stakeholder input before drafting the plan.
Share your ideas, feedback, opinions by email, virtually in person, by phone or send us a letter mail. The public comment period for the current draft is Dec. 13, 2021- Jan. 12, 2022
Comments may be submitted via:
By Mail to
City of Colorado Springs Community Development Division
30 S. Nevada, Suite 701
Colorado Springs, CO, 80903
Email firstname.lastname@example.org(link sends e-mail)
For deaf or hard of hearing 800-659-3656 Relay Colorado (voice) or 800-659-2656 (TTY).