Office of Community Development
The Office of Community Development works to stabilize and revitalize communities in the City of New Orleans through the development of affordable housing and economic opportunity, and the delivery of community services that support Orleans Parish residents.The City of New Orleans currently operates under the 2012-2016 Consolidated Plan, which identifies priority housing, community development, and continuum of care needs and strategies to address these needs.
2015 Annual Action Plan
The City of New Orleans is currently planning its 2015 program year, the fourth year of its 5-year Consolidated Plan (CP). The CP is the five year Housing and Community Development Plan which is the planning and application process for four formula grants: The four formula grants are the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Home Investment Partnership Act (HOME), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS/HIV (HOPWA) Programs.Attached is the Draft 2015 Annual Action Plan: FINAL-2015-Annual-Action-Plan-5-15-15-F.pdf The City must submit a 2015 Annual Action Plan to detail how these federal funds will be used to address the housing and community development needs for the City of New Orleans.
If you need additional information or require special assistance, please contact Planning & Resource Development at 658-4200
2015 ESG/ SESG / HOPWA NOFA and Registry Applications
The City of New Orleans, through the Office of Community Development (OCD), announces the availability of funds for 2015 to community based, not-for-profit and faith-based organizations that implement programs and/or projects addressing continuum of care (CoC) needs. Only organizations certified on the Office of Community Development’s Registry of Community Organizations2015-16-Registry-of-Organizations-Application-11-15.doc are eligible to receive funding under OCD’s Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA). These funds are only available for the Emergency Solutions Grants Program (ESG)and State Emergency Solutions Grants Program (SESG)ESG-SESG-General-Information-Application-Final-11-23-15.docx that address homelessness prevention, rapid-rehousing, outreach and shelter; and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA)2015_General-Information_Packet_HOPWA_Final-Review-11-23-15.doc , 2015_HOPWA_Application-Final-Review-11-23-15.docx that addresses the housing needs for persons living with HIV/AIDS.
Hurricane Isaac Recovery Program:
Find all information regarding the Hurricane Isaac Recovery Program including the Action Plan here.
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