Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)

The Cherry Hill Township CDBG entitlement program, as administered by the US Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD), allocates annual grants to develop viable communities by providing
decent housing, a suitable living environment, and opportunities to expand economic opportunities,
principally for low- and moderate-income persons.

2019-2020 CDBG Annual Action Plan - Notice of Public Hearing 

The Cherry Hill Township Department of Community Development will hold a public hearing on the Township’s CDBG Annual Action Plan on Monday, April 29, 2019 at 10:00 AM at the Cherry Hill Township Municipal Building located at 820 Mercer Street, Room 208 in Cherry Hill, New Jersey 08002.

The 2019 Annual Action Plan represents year five (5) for the 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan approved by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).  This Annual Action Plan is Cherry Hill Township’s official application for HUD entitlement grants, and proposes programs and services to be funded during the Township’s Fiscal Year FY2019.

Total funds allocated:  $445,078.00. 

This Public Hearing will provide information on the Township’s 2019 Annual Action Plan including the allocation of the $445,078.00 Community Development Block Grant amount plus approximately $113,873.00 in Program income for a total Community Development Block Grant budget of $558,951.00 with a description of all proposed activities.  All interested individuals and organizations are encouraged to attend this hearing and offer their views and comments on the housing and community development needs of the Township.  A draft copy of the draft 2019 Annual Action Plan will be available for review at the Cherry Hill Township Department of Community Development located at 820 Mercer Street, Room 202, Cherry Hill, New Jersey 08002. 

All citizens are encouraged to offer comments at the public hearing or by writing to the Cherry Hill Township Department of Community Development, 820 Mercer Street, Room 202, Cherry Hill, New Jersey 08002, ATTN:  Lorissa Luciani, PP, AICP, Director of Community Development.  Written comments must be received by Wednesday, May 29, 2019.

A copy of the draft 2019-2020 CDBG Annual Action Plan can be found here.  

2015-2019 CDBG Consolidated Plan

In 2015, Cherry Hill Township completed its Consolidated Plan, which outlines CDBG-funded activities. 
The Consolidated Plan is a plan of five years in length, which describes community needs, resources, 
priorities, and proposed activities to be undertaken, which includes a plan to affirmatively further fair 
housing and a citizen participation plan. 

2010-2014 CDBG Consolidated Plan


In 2010, Cherry Hill Township completed its Consolidated Plan, which outlines CDBG-funded activities.
The Consolidated Plan is a plan of five years in length, which describes community needs, resources,
priorities, and proposed activities to be undertaken, which includes a plan to affirmatively further fair
housing and a citizen participation plan.

Annual Action Plans (2010-2014) 


For each program year, grantees must submit an update to HUD, referred to as an Action Plan. The Action Plan describes the specific planned uses for HUD programs, including CDBG, as well as certain other program requirements.

Annual Reporting (2010-2014)


Grantees are also required to submit a Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) 90 days after the end of the grantee's program year. The CAPER must also include detailed information on progress towards addressing priorities, goals, and objectives outlined in a grantee's Consolidated Plan.

If there are any questions concerning the CDBG Program, please contact Lorissa Luciani, PP, AICP, Director of Community Development, Monday through Friday from 9 AM to 5 PM at (856) 488-7870 or by TTY at (856) 661-4783.