Development Services

Consolidated Plans

The Consolidated Plan describes and prioritizes the City's housing and community development needs, as well as activities to address those needs as defined and funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

HUD consolidated the planning and application process of HUD-funded grant programs in 1995 to coordinate program requirements and simplify the process of requesting and obtaining federal funds through what is now called the Consolidated Plan.

The current Consolidated Plan covers the period of Oct. 1, 2017 to Sept. 30, 2022 (described in fiscal years as FY18 - FY22). It describes the City's plan to create a viable urban community which offers decent affordable housing, a suitable living environment and expanding economic opportunities, especially for low and moderate income persons. The activities the City will undertake to achieve its stated objectives are described in this document, which was approved by the Long Beach City Council and HUD in 2017.

The City of Long Beach is an entitlement jurisdiction for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) HOME Investment Partnership Program, and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funds. For more information on these grants, please see the Housing and Urban Development Grants page.

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In response to combating the effects of COVID-19, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) allocated special Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds for Entitlement Entities.  This allocation was authorized in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act on March 27, 2020 in response to the growing effects of this historic public health crisis.

The City of Long Beach will receive $3,618,830 in Community Development Block Grant-Coronavirus (CDBG-CV) funding and $1,846,866 in Emergency Solutions Grant-Coronavirus (ESG-CV) funding to allocate to activities that address COVID-19 related community needs.

In addition, FY 2018 and FY 2019 Action Plans will be amended to re-appropriate $2,000,000 in Home Investment Partnership Program (HOME) funds to further increase the City’s COVID-19 response and lessen its negative impacts.

The Amended Action Plan describes how these funds will be spent locally.

Public comments are encouraged and should be submitted to Alem Hagos, Operations Officer at Alem.Hagos@longbeach.gov or by mail to: Alem S. Hagos at 411 W. Ocean Blvd, 3rd Floor Long Beach, CA 90802. The Public Comment Period runs from May 6, 2020 through May 11, 2020.