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Notice CPD-21-06: Instructions for Urban County Qualifications for Participants in the CDBG Program for FYs 2022-2024


Date Published: April 2021


Notice CPD-22-07 updates this Notice.

This Notice establishes requirements, procedures, and deadlines to be followed in the urban county qualification process for FYs 2022-2024. Information concerning specific considerations and responsibilities for urban counties is also provided. HUD Field Offices and urban counties are expected to adhere to the deadlines in this Notice.

This Notice provides guidance for counties wishing to qualify or requalify for entitlement status as urban counties, as well as for existing urban counties that wish to include previously nonparticipating communities. Please send copies of this Notice to all presently qualified urban counties, to each county that can qualify for the first time or requalify for FYs 2022-2024, and to each state administering the State CDBG program which includes a potentially eligible urban county. If HUD Field Offices are notified later than the date of this Notice of one or more new potential urban counties, each should be provided a copy of this Notice. This Notice includes the following seven attachments, lettered A-G, that contain listings of:

  • Attachment A, all currently qualified urban counties
  • Attachment B, counties that requalify this qualification period (2022-2024)
  • Attachment C, counties scheduled to qualify or requalify in FY 2022 for FY 2023-2025
  • Attachment D, counties scheduled to qualify or requalify in FY 2023 for FY 2024-2026
  • Attachment E, currently qualified urban counties that can add nonparticipating units of government for the remaining one or two years of their qualification period
  • Attachment F, counties that may qualify as urban counties if metropolitan cities relinquish their status
  • Attachment G, counties previously identified as eligible but that have not accepted urban county status

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