Housing Information

Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing 2015 (Draft)
Public Notice: Notice of 30-Day Review--Draft Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice
The Community Development Department will accept comments on the draft Analysis of Impediments from Wednesday, March 1, 2017 through Monday April 3, 2017. Written comment may be submitted to Keith Bennett in the Community Development Department, Carson City Hall, 701 East Carson Street, Carson, California 90745. Comments may also be submitted vis e-mail to kbennett@carson.ca.us, or by telephone to (310) 830-7600, extension 1319. It is anticipated that the Analysis of Impediments will be presented to City Council at the Council meeting of Tuesday, April 4. 2017

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT

The City of Carson utilizes the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program to fund a number of important services in the area of housing, social services, and economic development. The overall purpose of the CDBG program can be summarized as improving the quality of life for person primarily of low and moderate income. CDBG is a program of the Federal government, administered by the U.S. Department and Urban Development (HUD). HUD administers the program through grants to local and state jurisdictions. The City of Carson qualified for CDBG funding as an entitlement city (by virtue of having a population of 50,000, and meeting certain demographic criteria, mainly pertaining to the proportion of low-and moderate-income persons among its residents).

NEIGHBORHOOD PRIDE PROGRAM
The Neighborhood Pride Program (NPP) is designed to assist low-and moderate-income owners of single -family detached dwellings and mobile homes with the preservation of decent, safe and sanitary housing. The NPP corrects hazardous structural conditions, makes improvements considered necessary to eliminate blight, promotes the construction of healthy, sustainable and resource-efficient housing, improves disabled access, and corrects buildings, and health and safety /code violations.

HOME PROGRAM
The HOME program is a grant awarded from the Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD). The Notice of Fund Availability (NOFA) anticipates publication November 2016. The funds are available primarily to low and moderate income families to sustain affordable housing.

FORECLOSURE PREVENTION AWARENESS INITATIVE
The Carson Foreclosure Prevention Awareness Initiative (CFPAI) us a campaign created to raise awareness of existing options for those at risk of foreclosure, but also highlights tips and smart decisions that may help prevent foreclosure in the future.


City Hall Contact

701 E Carson Street
Carson, CA 90745
(310) 830-7600, 7 AM - 6 PM
Monday - Thursday
24-hour automated: (310) 952-1700

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