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Posted on: November 21, 2022

Community Development Block Grants

The City of Portsmouth announces the availability of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program funds and HOME Investment Partnerships program funds from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for Fiscal Year 2023 – 2024 (July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024).  The City anticipates receiving approximately $1,5 million of CDBG funds and $450,000 of HOME funds.  The programs are designed to provide decent housing and a suitable living environment and to expand the economic opportunities for primarily low, very low, and extremely low-income persons.

Two identical hearings providing information about the program funds will be held on Wednesday, December 14, 2022, at the following locations and times:

Wednesday, December 14, 2022, 10:00 am

Neighborhood Facility Recreation Center

900 Elm Ave.

Wednesday, December 14, 2022, 4:30 pm

Planning Department, 4th Floor City Hall

801 Crawford St.

Information related to the funding programs may be obtained from Mr. Jeffrey Crimer, Planning Department 393-8836, ext. 4206, or [email protected], or 801 Crawford Street, 4th floor.

 Applications for funds are available online at  It is recommended that applicants discuss with staff eligibility and conformance with the City’s Consolidated Plan before preparation of their application.

 Applications shall be submitted to the Planning Department, 4th Floor, 801 Crawford Street, by Friday, January 13, 2023, at 5:00 pm.