CDBG COVID-19 Resources


CDBG-DV Duplication of Benefits Resources

This memorandum and attachments provide grantees and HUD field offices with initial Duplication of Benefits technical assistance resources to support the use of CDBG-CV funds.

Date Published: July 13, 2020


These FAQs provide information to CDBG and CDBG-CV grantees on using grant funds and related flexibilities provided by the CARES Act as communities work to prevent and respond to the spread of COVID-19.

Date Published: July 10, 2020

CDBG CARES Act Eviction Moratorium Q&As

These Q&As provide guidance on Section 4024 of the CARES Act which imposes a temporary moratorium on evictions. The temporary eviction moratorium applies to certain dwelling units assisted by CDBG loans (including Section 108 guaranteed loans), NSP loans, and CDBG-DR loans.

Date Published: May 18, 2020

Methodology for Round 2 Allocations of CDBG-CV CARES Act Funds

This document describes the methodology for allocating the second round of CDBG-CV. The CARES Act requires HUD to allocate the second round of $1 billion to state and insular area governments by May 11, 2020. The allocation targets public health, coronavirus, and housing and economic disruption needs.

Date Published: May 15, 2020

CPD CARES Act Allocations

This page shows CARES Act supplemental funding for CPD funds.

Date Published: May 11, 2020

Availability of a Waiver and Alternate Requirement for the CAPER for CPD Grant Programs in Response to the Spread of Coronavirus

This memorandum authorizes and explains a waiver of the regulatory requirement at 24 CFR 91.520(a), that within 90-days of the end of a jurisdiction’s program year a grantee shall submit to HUD a performance report known as the Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER).

Date Published: May 7, 2020

CARES Act Flexibilities for CDBG Funds Used to Support Coronavirus Response

This memorandum grants a waiver for plan amendments with instructions on how a grantee may submit an amendment for allocated CDBG-CV funds. The expedited process allows a grantee to incorporate CDBG-CV funds within the most recent annual action plan, including a 2019 annual action plan. The memorandum includes an attached guide which outlines the CARES Act flexibilities for CDBG grantees.

HUD urges States and localities not to wait to apply for their CDBG-CV allocations.

Date Published: April 9, 2020

CDBG Eligible Activities to Support Infectious Disease Response

This guide describes how grantees may use CDBG funds for a range of eligible activities that prevent and respond to the spread of infectious diseases such as COVID-19.

Date Published: April 6, 2020

National Briefing on CDBG Support for Infectious Disease Response Webinar

This webinar covers topics such as plan amendments, virtual hearings, timeliness considerations, and public service limitations.

Date Published: March 16, 2020

CDBG COVID-19 Q&A: Using CDBG Funds for Staff Costs and Unused and Partially Utilized Space

This Q&A describes the eligibility of the use of CDBG funds for costs associated with staff who are on leave due to the closure of the grantee or subrecipient’s office, and the costs of the grantee or subrecipient’s unused or partially utilized space in response to COVID-19.

Date Published: March 25, 2020



These FAQs provide information to CDBG-DR, CDBG-NDR, and CDBG-MIT grantees on flexibilities HUD is granting on timelines, eligible activities, and citizen participation as communities work to prevent and respond to the spread of COVID-19.

Date Published: May 4, 2020

Section 108

Section 108 Q&A for Borrowers Seeking Relief as a Result of Coronavirus

This document provides questions and answers describing actions that can be taken by HUD and communities to assist borrowers experiencing economic distress as a result of coronavirus.

Date Published: April 13, 2020

Technical Assistance

Contact your local CPD field office director to request technical assistance from HUD staff or a technical assistance provider.

HUD has technical assistance providers that may be available to assist grantees in their implementation of CDBG funds for activities to prevent or respond to the spread of infectious disease.


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