June 17, 2024


The Cumberland County Board of Commissioners will hold a Public Hearing to present the intended use of funds for the County’s Project Year 2024 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program and Home Investment Partnerships (HOME) grants. This is the second public hearing regarding the Cumberland County CDBG and HOME Annual Action Plan. The first public hearing to receive input was held on June 13th, 2024, while the plan was still in development. For PY 2024, the US Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) awarded Cumberland County $1,254,163 in CDBG funds and $497,075 in HOME funds; prior unobligated and repurposing of prior loan payments are included in the totals. The Public Hearing will be held before the Commissioners Vote on July 18th, 2024.

ActivityProposed Funding
Public Facilities$560,000 
Public Services$188,124 
Economic Development$150,000 
Planning & Administration$250,832.60 
CHDO Set Aside $74,561.25

Activities planned with these funds will benefit primarily low-to-moderate-income persons. The proposed use of funds will be available for a 30-day comment period beginning June 18, 2024, and ending on July 18, 2024. The above budget is based on actual grant amounts; adjustments could be made based on a variety of factors. Provisions on how to allocate any additional funds received will be outlined in the Plan. The Plan and Proposed Use of Funds will be available for review at the following locations: Cumberland County Redevelopment Authority, 114 N. Hanover Street, Carlisle, PA; Fredricksen Public Library, 100 N. 19th St., Camp Hill, PA; Shippensburg Public Library, 73 W. King St, Shippensburg, PA. The public may comment on the Plan and proposed use of funds at the hearing, or in writing, or by telephone until July 18, 2024. The Redevelopment Authority will accept written comments addressed to 114 N. Hanover St., PA 17013, until the end of the comment period on July 18, 2024. Comments may be provided to Mikayla Kitchen by telephone at (717) 249-0789, ext. 172 or by email at TDD users may call 1-800-654-5984. Non-English speakers or those needing special accommodations should contact the County at (717) 240-6165. The public is also invited to comment on past uses of CDBG and HOME funds.

Kelly Neiderer, Chairman

Board of Commissioners, County of Cumberland