Community Development

Overview

The Community Development Department is responsible for administering the federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Home Investment Partnership (HOME) Programs.

The funds received through these programs makes possible a number of community development and housing assistance programs and activities. 

Key CURRENT Documents

KEY HOUSING DOCUMENTS

OLDER DOCUMENTS

Program Applications

CARES ACT 

Request for Proposals (RFP)
The City of Framingham is accepting applications from qualifying organizations able to serve the entire City in the prevention of, preparation for, and response to the Coronavirus. All applications serving the City of Framingham that meet a National Objective, Eligible Activity, AND prevent, prepare for, or respond to the Coronavirus will be reviewed. The City is focusing on the following categories:

  • Food Assistance Programs 
  • Childcare Programs
  • Youth After school/Summer programs 
  • Senior Programs
  • Small Business Loan Programs 
  • Job Creation and Retention Programs
  • Emergency Income Payment Program (EIPP)

CARES ACT RFP (PDF)

AVAILABLE FUNDING
A total of $714,101 available to qualifying projects within the City through the first wave of CDBG-CV funding. The following set-asides only apply to the first wave of funds. Any additional CDBG-CV funds will be distributed on a City wide and/or needs bases.

Needs Assessment Survey

The Community Development Department exists to serve the needs of the community, and it would be impossible to judge those needs without the input of residents. With this in mind, the Department circulates a Needs Assessment Survey every year to identify how best to allocate its resources.

Learn what you and your neighbors told us this year by reviewing the 2016 Needs Assessment Findings (PDF).