Community Needs Assessment

What are the greatest needs in your neighborhood and in the City? How can government funds support your community?

Please fill out our Community Needs Assessment by November 20, 2023

Neighborly Subrecipient Training for Grant Programs

The Planning Department’s Community Development Division offered a virtual Neighborly Subrecipient training for all interested parties that will be applying for funding under the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME) for eligible projects benefiting low to moderate-income Chesapeake residents.   

All interested will need to register in the Participant Portal Link.  Please use the link below to view the virtual Neighborly Subrecipient training for the application subrecipient portal. The training covers a general overview of the participant portal dashboard, how to complete an application, how to review funding, and finally, how to submit draws and reports.

 View the recorded Neighborly Subrecipient Training. (password: *S?y#Xb1 )

Neighborly Subrecipient Guide for Grant Programs (PDF)

All requests for funding will be accepted through a participant portal on the Planning website beginning Monday, December 18, 2023, and will close by 5:00 p.m. Monday, January 22, 2024

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 (PDF)

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 (PDF)