Community Development Block Grant

Community Development Block Grant Funding

The Federal Government provides Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding to communities for projects that provide a direct benefit to those households with low/moderate income. These funds are allocated by the County of Los Angeles and La Cañada Flintridge currently uses their allocated funds for two programs:

Residential Rehabilitation Program provides financial assistance consisting of a grant of up to $15,000 for the performance of eligible repairs on qualified residential property. Repairs can include exterior or interior painting; repair/replace roofing; repair/replace windows & screens; plumbing repairs; electrical repairs; install smoke detectors; remove handicap barriers; sewer/water line repairs; energy efficiency repairs; remove lead-based paint hazards; electrical repairs; and other eligible repairs

Sewer Connection Subsidies provides grants, up to $12,000 each to low and moderate income households. Work is limited to plumbing retrofit and hardscape construction costs associated with the connection of single-family residences to newly constructed sewer lines.

The City contracts with LDM Associates (Art Casañas) to administer the program on behalf of the City. For additional information, call (909) 476-6006, Extension 221.