CDBG ProjectTechnical 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.

To better understand the make-up of Westchester's communities you can view the Census Municipal Profiles map or check out Westchester's vision for itself in 2025.

For more information on any of the programs below, contact Anthony Zaino by phone at (914) 995-2429 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.

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

Eligible grant recipients: municipalities and non-profit agencies within the Westchester Urban County Consortium.

Next application round:  Applications for the FY 2019-2021 CDBG funding are available.  The Applications are due on June 29, 2018 by 4:00 p.m.  By Mail - 1 original with attachments and 2 copies (applications only) or by e-mail at - 1 original with attachments must be sent in.  The materials are available per below links: 

Consolidated Plan FY 2019-2023

The 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.  The Plan is being developed in 2018 and will be available for review on January 8, 2019.

Public Hearing Meeting Notice - The County of Westchester Planning Department will hold a public hearing on January 8, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. to hear comments on its recommended submissions of the FY 2019-2023 Westchester Urban County Consortium Consolidated Plan and Fiscal Year 2019 Action Plan to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).  A second public hearing will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Feb. 12, 2019 to close the comment period. Notice of the public hearing is available here.

The FY 2019 Action Plan will detail the proposed projects that the Westchester Urban County Consortium will undertake covering program year May 1, 2019 through April 30, 2020 under the FY 2019 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnership (HOME) and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) programs.

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.