Technical assistance and federal grant funding for the implementation of neighborhood revitalization and community development projects and initiatives is available for municipalities and non-profit agencies.

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For more information on any of the programs below, contact Pam Tarlow by phone at (914) 995-1920 or by e-mail at .

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program
Grant funding and design assistance is available for the implementation of public facilities improvements in income-eligible areas and public service projects for income-eligible clients.

Information Session: Was held on February 23, 2021 to learn about FY 2022-2024 grant funding eligible toward public improvements to facilities, affordable housing, and/or public service projects within the Westchester Urban County Consortium. The County Department of Planning administers CDBG funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). This info session discussed the next 3-year application cycle, including the submission of up to four projects totaling a maximum cap of $1M in requests for review by the County.

Eligible activities: Infrastructure improvements, neighborhood facilities expansion and rehabilitation, housing rehabilitation, code enforcement, economic development loans, public services and park rehabilitation.

Eligible grant recipients: Municipalities, Public Housing Authorities and Not-for-Profits agencies within the Westchester Urban County Consortium.

Notice of a 30-day Comment Period on Program Year (PY) 2022 Draft Action Plan:

In accordance with HUD’s regulations, the County of Westchester Department of Planning, as the Lead Agency for the Westchester Urban County Consortium’s FY 2019-2023 Consolidated Plan is accepting comments during a 30 day comment period beginning January 6, 2022 and running through February 7, 2022. The purpose is to obtain citizens, non-profit organizations and or/other interested parties comments on the Action Plan projects. The PY 2022 Action Plan lists projects that may be funded for the program year with Community Development Block Grant (“CDBG”), HOME investment Partnership Program (“HOME”) and Emergency Solutions Grant (“ESG”) funds.

For CDBG Project list, questions or comments, please contact Pam Tarlow at  or (914) 995-1920.

Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER)

The Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) evaluates the County’s progress in implementing its projects/activities conducted during the 2019 program year with Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnership (HOME) grant funds.

Consolidated Plan FY 2019-2023

The WUCC FY 2019-2023 Consolidated Plan details the need for federal grant assistance in housing and community development within the Westchester Urban County Consortium. It covers the fiscal years 2019 through 2023 with analysis of the Housing Market, Housing and Homeless Needs Assessment, Five Year Strategic Plan, Fiscal Year 2019 Action Plan and Citizen Participation Plan.  

Community Development Advisory Group (CDAG) 

Established in 1976, the Community Devlopment Advisory Group (CDAG) complements the citizen participation for the federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), the Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) and the HOME Investment Partnership Programs for the Westchester Urban County Consortium. Each year, the group advises the County Executive, through the Planning Department staff, on the programs and priorities contained in the application to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. At full complement, CDAG consists of members from each participating municipality who each serve a term of at least one year, are appointed by the chief elected official, and representatives from several consortium-wide non-profit agencies. CDAG meets several times a year. For a copy of the CDAG manual please e-mail Pam Tarlow at