Self-Paced Online Training

HUD sponsored

IDIS CDBG: Introduction to Housing Activities


This overview module provides information on the eligible uses of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) for housing activities, the Low Mod Housing national objective, and common mistakes to avoid when reporting on housing activities. If you are new to this topic, start with this overview to learn about the different types of housing activities, the Low Mod Housing National Objective, and review some common mistakes that users make.

Training Objectives

  • Housing-related matrix codes used to indicate how the activity is eligible for CDBG funding
  • The most commonly used national objective for housing activities
  • Some common mistakes made by grantees when adding and reporting on housing activities


This training is intended for Entitlement and State CDBG grant administrators.

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This module is one of several modules which provide instruction on using IDIS for the CDBG Program.

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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Tags: IDIS CDBG HUD Administered CDBG Insular Areas CDBG Entitlement CDBG State

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