Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)


The City Housing division administers the City of Eau Claire's Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. The CDBG program is funded annually by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to provide decent housing, suitable living environments and expanded economic opportunities for low and moderate-income people.


  • Provide housing rehabilitation loans to 3-5 homeowners.
  • Lead remediation assistance to 3-5 homeowners.
  • Provide Tenant Based Rental Assistance (TBRA) to up to 75 households.
  • Provide Down Payment Assistance to three first time homebuyers.
  • Provide funding to eleven Public Services with the City of Eau Claire.
  • Provide funding to two non-profits to rehabilitate their transitional housing units.
  • Provide funding to the City/County Health Department to continue the Code Enforcement Program.

Housing Division

  • One single-family home that was purchased in 2022 are currently being rehabilitated for resale.
  • Provided funding to the City of Eau Claire Finance Department for the alley improvement reimbursement program.

Provided Funding to Assist Public Services

  • 38 persons facing domestic violence sought shelter and support services.
  • 109 families received case management assistance to help care for their children.
  • 1,243 persons sought emergency shelter as a result of homelessness.
  • 504 received primary health care services from the Free Clinic.
  • 311 persons received meals from the Community Table soup kitchen.
  • 22 households received rental assistance with the Tenant Based Rental Assistance program.
  • 549 Hmong households received tenant/landlord counseling and translation services.
  • 96 Women and minorities received employment & business start-up services.
  • 180 individuals received support services.

CDBG Revenues & Other Financing Sources

CDBG Expenses & Other Financing Uses