Statement of Community Development Objectives & Use of Funds
The City of Murfreesboro has been a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) entitlement city since 1984.
Consolidated Plan, Action Plan & CAPER
On May 7, 2015, the Mayor and Council adopted its most recent. On June 8, 2017, the Mayor and Council approved the , the third of five to support the current Consolidated Plan. The purpose of the Action Plan is to inform the public how the City of Murfreesboro expects to allocate the federal resources made available through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
Murfreesboro’s Community Development Department uses the information in the Action Plan to guide its efforts and measure how effectively the city employs HUD funding to meet the needs of residents, particularly those needs related to decent affordable housing and creating and sustaining a suitable living environment in all parts of the city. HUD uses the Action Plan as a benchmark to evaluate the City’s (CAPER) submitted at the end of each program year. HUD has reviewed and accepted the for the 2015-16 Program Year.
The CAPER for the 2016-17 Program Year is now available for public review and comment. Submit written comments to the Community Development Department no later than 4:30 p.m., September 15, 2017. All comments received will be included with the report when it is submitted to HUD.
Section 104(d) of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 requires the City as a CDBG entitlement to have in place a Residential Anti-displacement and Relocation Assistance Plan (RARAP) approved by the Mayor and Council.
The planning process for the program year beginning July 1, 2017, is complete. The Community Development Department conducted a Public