About this agency

The Jefferson Parish Community Development Department administers the entitlement grants received from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).  These grants are:

  •     Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG) - provides funds to support the development of viable urban communities through decent housing, and expanding the economic opportunities of persons of low and moderate-income.
  •     HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) - provides funds to expand the supply of safe, decent, and affordable housing for low-income Americans, such as the First-Time Homebuyer Assistance and Housing Rehab programs.
  •     Emergency Shelter Grant Program (ESG) - provides funds for emergency shelters for the homeless and other programs to prevent homelessness. 

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