CDBG 2019 Annual Action Plan Draft

CDBG is a federally funded program intended to increase housing, community and economic opportunities for low and moderate-income residents of the City of DeKalb. 

The City of DeKalb is required by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to submit a Consolidated Plan every five years plus an annual One Year Action Plan which describes community needs, resources, priorities, and proposed activities to be undertaken under CDBG. The City of DeKalb will receive $439,129 in CDBG funds for Program Year 2019 (April 1, 2019- March 31, 2020).

Draft Available for Review

Beginning May 11, 2019, the Draft Annual Action Plan for 2019 is available on the City of DeKalb website at (click here to view) and in print hard-copy at two locations:

  • Municipal Building, Finance Department: 200 S. Fourth St., DeKalb
  • Municipal Building, Community Development Department (Second Floor, Room 219): 200 S. Fourth St., DeKalb
  • DeKalb Public Library: 309 Oak St., DeKalb

30-Day Comment Period

The 2019 Proposed Annual Action Plan is subject to consideration and public input by DeKalb City Council and members of the community.  All interested citizens are invited to submit written comments during the 30-day review period beginning May 11, 2019 until June 10, 2019. 

Please mail written comments to City of DeKalb, Attn: Joanne Rouse, 200 S. Fourth St., DeKalb, IL 60115.

Public Hearing

Citizens are invited to attend and provide input on the 2019 Proposed Annual Action Plan at a Public Hearing to be held on June 10, 2019 at the regular meeting of City Council.  The meeting will be held starting at 6:00PM in Council Chambers at 200 South Fourth Street, DeKalb, IL 60115.

For further information, contact Community Services Coordinator Joanne Rouse at 815-748-2366 or