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.

2017-2018 Draft CAPER

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 2017 Annual Action Plan and the accomplishments for CDBG funded activities for the period of July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018. 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 August 24, 2018.

A public hearing will be held on Friday, August 24, 2018 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 Sunday, September 23, 2018.

A draft of the 2017-2018 CAPER 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 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 856-488-7870 or by TTY at 856-661-4783.