HUD sponsored

National Briefing on CDBG Support for Infectious Disease Response Webinar


March 16, 2020 | 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM EDT



HUD invited all Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) grant recipients to join a nationwide briefing on CDBG support for the infectious disease response. Many CDBG grantees contacted HUD with CDBG and Consolidated Plan questions related to COVID-19 response.

The briefing covered responses to key grantee questions about eligible activities, citizen participation, and program timeliness. The briefing also discussed available HUD resources and how you can get your questions answered.

The presenters were:

  • John Gibbs, Acting Assistant Secretary, Community Planning and Development
  • Jessie Handforth Kome, Director, Office of Block Grant Assistance

Who Should Attend?

CDBG staff or local elected officials responsible for the CDBG program or the Consolidated Plan process.


Please email CPDQuestionsAnswered@hud.gov.

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

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