HUD Grant Programs

CDBG HOME Guidelines
Section 3 Income Limits


The Planning Division administers HUD grant programs for the City.

The City receives an annual allocation of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). These funds must be used for community activities that primarily benefit low and moderate income persons or for removal of slum and blight.

The City also receives an allocation of HOME funds through the State of North Dakota. The HOME Program provides funding for affordable housing activities that benefit low and moderate income households.

2020 CDBG Application and Draft Consolidated Plan Comments Link

Community Development Block Grant - CARES (CDBG-CV)

Overview: The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act of 2020 (CARES Act) provided for a supplemental appropriation of Community Development Block Grants as authorized by the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 as amended. Grants funds are available for COVID-19 relief related activities that prevent, prepare for and respond to the coronavirus. The City of Bismarck has been allocated $557,255, which will be distributed with an amendment to the City’s 2019 Annual Action Plan.

Uses: The CDBG-CV programmatic requirements mirror those of the CDBG program unless specifically identified. Housing rehabilitation, public services, community facilities, infrastructure improvement, development and planning that prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronavirus. A minimum of seventy percent of each entitlement grant must be used for activities that benefit low- and moderate-income persons. Refer to program guidelines.

Application: Due November 16, 2020 to:                              

Community Development Department

City of Bismarck

PO Box 5503

Bismarck ND 58506-5503


HUD Quick Guide on Eligible Activities

City of Bismarck CDBG Program Guidelines

Difference between CDBG and CDBG-CV

2020-2024 City of Bismarck Resident Survey

The City of Bismarck is looking for community input on distributing federal community development grant funds to help low to moderate income city residents and areas.

Please fill out this short survey (approx. 10 min.) and provide feedback on what programs you think would best help City of Bismarck residents.

Complete the survey

Resources & Information


2020 Citizen Participation Plan

2015 City of Bismarck Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice

2015-2019 City of Bismarck Consolidated Plan and Annual Action Plan

2016 CDBG Annual Action Plan
2017 CDBG Annual Action Plan

2018 CDBG Annual Action Plan

2019 CDBG Annual Action Plan
Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER) for 2015

Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER) for 2016

Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER) for 2017

Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER) for 2018
For additional information on the HUD Grant Programs, contact Jenna Corsiatto