HUD / CDBG

Since 2003, the City of Bowie has been designated as an Entitlement Community, which allows the City to receive direct funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) under its Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. The Office of Grant Development & Administration (OGDA) manages this program and uses the funds for projects throughout the City including street and infrastructure improvements in Old Town Bowie and housing upgrades and energy efficiency enhancements for senior citizen residences throughout the City.

Consolidated Plan for Community Development (ConPlan)


Under the Community Development Block Grant program, the City develops a strategic plan every five years that identifies community needs and proposed solutions in the areas of housing, special needs, economic development, and non-housing community development. This plan is called the Consolidated Plan for Community Development or ConPlan. View the current ConPlan here.

Annual Action Plan


The Five Year Strategic Plan in the Consolidated Plan for Community Development includes a detailed breakout of proposed activities for each year, which is called the Annual Action Plan (AAP). The draft of the current year Annual Action is usually available for review and public comment every year in the spring, April and May.  Learn about the Annual Action Plan process as well as browse through current and past Annual Action Plans.

Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Reports (CAPER)


Each year the City submits a CAPER to HUD reporting on outcomes of the goals and objectives identified in the Annual Action Plan. It also evaluates the overall implementation process of the Five-Year Plan and annual goals defined in the Consolidated Five Year Strategic Plan (ConPlan). The current draft Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report is usually available for review and public comment  during August to September, annually.  Learn about the process as well as view current and past CAPERS.

Senior Citizen "Green" Housing Rehabilitation Program


The Senior Citizen "Green" Housing Rehabilitation Program is a federally funded grant program that provides financial assistance to single family—senior citizen homeowners with limited financial means. The purpose of the grant is to provide energy efficiency related upgrades and repairs to correct hazardous conditions, eliminate safety hazards, and repair or replace major systems.

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