The CDBG Five Year Consolidated Plan describes priorities and needs for housing over five years, and details the anticipated actions to be taken to meet accomplishments in providing safe, decent housing within the city of Shawnee. The Consolidated Plan can be picked up at the Shawnee Urban Renewal Authority office, City Hall, 16 W. 9th Street, Shawnee, OK 74801. You may also contact Shawnee Urban Renewal Authority at 405.273.1276 if you would like to have a copy mailed to you.
CDBG Annual Action Plan
The Annual Action Plan describes the actions to be taken to meet accomplishments in providing safe, decent housing in Shawnee during a given year and works in accordance with the Five Year Consolidated Plan. Copies of the plan are available at the Shawnee Urban Renewal Authority office, City Hall, 16 W. 9th Street, Shawnee, OK 74801. You may also contact the Shawnee Urban Renewal Authority at 405.273.1276 if you would like to have a copy mailed to you.
How do I qualify?
To be eligible for housing repairs: The home must be inside Shawnee city limits. The applicant must own and have occupied their home continuously for one (1) year.
The applicant must not own any other property. Total household income must fall within HUD's Median Family Income. The home must have some deficiency which would pose a safety issue. *Contact Shawnee Urban Renewal Authority for a comprehensive list of eligibility requirements*
What can the CDBG grants be used for?
Grant funds can be used to repair or replace items such as a leaky roof, plumbing problems, faulty electrical wiring, sewer lines, heating systems, or to address other health and safety issues in the home or on the property. Grant funds may also be used to correct a blight issue as determined by City Code Enforcement staff.
A Demolition Grant is also available for housing and/or accessory structure demolition.
What is a CAPER?
A CAPER (Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report) is a final year end report submitted to HUD reporting the annual activities and expenditures of the CDBG Program for a given fiscal year. Upon review and approval of the CAPER by HUD, a copy of that year's report will be posted to the City's website.
What is the Shawnee Urban Renewal Authority and CDBG?
The Urban Renewal Authority was enacted by Congress in 1971 and Shawnee was one of the first Cities to become and entitlement city receiving an annual allocation from the Federal government.
CDBG stands for Community Development Block Grant. Federal funding is received from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Office under Title 1 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974.
The Shawnee Urban Renewal Authority advisory board consists of 5 members and is clerked by the CDBG Program Manager. The board meets quarterly to oversee activities conducted under the CDBG program.
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