Date Published: April 2019
No. There is no regulatory or statutory requirement for grantees to assist property owners with addressing code violations discovered during CDBG-assisted code enforcement inspections. The property owners are responsible for addressing the code violations and may request assistance from grantees to do so via the CDBG program or local government programs. Grantees have the discretion to determine what CDBG-assisted activities they will fund, and HUD cannot force grantees to carry out a particular activity or provide assistance to a particular person or organization.