CDBG Entitlement FAQ

Can the grantee ask to extend that one-year certification period to cover additional years, so the grantee has more time to get into compliance?

Example: After a CDBG grantee's program year ends, it is discovered that it failed the chosen one-year certification to meet the 70 percent (70%) minimum overall low- and moderate-income benefit requirement.

Date Published: March 2019

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No, an overall benefit certification period cannot be changed or extended once it is over. A CDBG grantee is not allowed to retroactively change its certification period to resolve noncompliance that has already occurred.

Tags: CDBG Entitlement Program Overall Benefit