Community Development

Mission Statement- Whereas, the primary goal of the Housing and Urban Development Community Development Block Grant Program is to:

"Assist in the development of a viable community by providing decent housing and a suitable living environment principally for person of low- and moderate-income, and also to assist in providing expanded economic development opportunities. Maximum priority is to be given to activities benefiting low- and moderate-income persons, or aiding in the prevention or elimination of slums and blight, or to meet other Community Development needs having a particular urgency."

The mission of the Waterloo Community Development Board is to seek, through the administration of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Community Development Block Grant Program, other federally funded programs and other funding, the development of a viable community by assisting in the provision of decent, safe housing in a suitable living environment; expanded employment opportunities through economic development activities; to aid in the prevention or elimination of slum and blighted areas within the City; and to meet other urgent Community Development needs. Further, the Waterloo Community Development Board will coordinate with local officials and other agencies and funding sources to make the most of our resources. All such activities shall be intended primarily to benefit low- and moderate-income persons and families.

Adopted by the Board 7/21/1994

The Community Development Office currently (FY 2011) administers Federal Assistance funds of $1,507,033.00 CDBG and $673,556.00 of HOME funds.

Contact Information:
Rudy D. Jones, Director
Waterloo Community Development Office
620 Mulberry St, Suite 202
Waterloo, IA 50703
Phone: (319) 291-4429
Fax: (319) 291-4431
Email: rudy.jones@waterloo-ia.org

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