Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)

The Cherry Hill Township Community Development Block Grant (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.

DRAFT CAPER - For Review & Notice of Hearing

The Consolidated Plan Annual Performance & Evaluation Report (CAPER) has been completed by the Cherry Hill Township Department of Community Development. This is required by the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974. This report provides an evaluation of the Township’s performance.

The CAPER includes a review of the 2018 Annual Action Plan and the accomplishments for CDBG funded activities for the period of July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019. Copies of the draft CAPER will be available for public review and comment at the Department of Community Development located at the Cherry Hill Township Municipal Building located at 820 Mercer Street in Cherry Hill, New Jersey 08002, effective Friday, August 23, 2019.

A public hearing will be held on Friday, August 23, 2019 at 10:00 AM at the Cherry Hill Township Municipal Building located at 820 Mercer Street, Room 206 in 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, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002, ATTN: Lorissa Luciani, PP, AICP, Director of Community Development/CDBG Coordinator. Written comments must be received by Monday, September 23, 2019.

A DRAFT copy of the 2018 Cherry Hill Township Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) - Fourth Year CAPER can be viewed below:

2018-2019 CAPER (PDF)

2015 to 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 to 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 to 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 to 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 Entitlement 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.