Community Development

We administer certain housing and community development for the City of Chesapeake and oversee the operation and administration of various grant programs funded by Federal, State, and other sources.

PY 48 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) 2022-2023

The CAPER summarizes Community Development Block Grant and HOME Investment Partnership Program accomplishments and financial expenditures during PY 2022.

Citizens are encouraged to review the draft CAPER. Written comments on the draft CAPER will be accepted beginning September 11, 2023, through September 26, 2023.

PY 48 Draft CAPER Report

PY 49 Annual Action Plan 2023-2024 

The U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) has approved the City’s PY49 Annual Action Plan. Chesapeake receives Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME) entitlement funding from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) annually. As a recipient of these funds, the City is required to prepare and submit an AAP that describes community needs, priorities and resources allocated for housing and community development activities convened during PY 49 which begins July 1, 2023 and ends June 30, 2024.

View the PY 49 Annual Action Plan

HOME-ARP Allocation Plan

The American Rescue Plan (ARP) provides $5 billion to assist individuals or households who are homeless, at risk of homelessness, and other vulnerable populations, by providing housing, rental assistance, supportive services, and non-congregate shelter, to reduce homelessness and increase housing stability across the country. Chesapeake was allocated $2,004,685 in FY2021 HOME ARP funding.

View the  HOME-ARP Allocation Plan

Chesapeake's Community Profile contains Census data, socioeconomic information, workforce statistics, and other data pertinent to community development.

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