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Q:CDBG Five Year Consolidated Plan FY 2010 - FY 2014
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Q:How do I qualify?
Q:What can the CDBG loans/grants be used for?
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Q:What is the Urban Renewal Authority and CDBG?
The Urban Renewal Authority was enacted by Congress in 1971 and Shawnee was one of the first Cities to become and entitlement city receiving an annual allocation from the Federal government.

CDBG stands for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG). Federal funding is received from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development Office under Title 1 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974.

Shawnee has sucessfully administered the CDBG Program for thirty four (34)years.
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Q:What kinds of loans and grants are available?



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Housing Rehabilitation

The City of Shawnee annually receives Community Development Block Grant Funds (CDBG) from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

To be eligible for housing rehabilitation programs, the applicant must own and have occupied their home continuously for one (1) year.   The applicant must meet pre-determined income guidelines and their home must have some deficiency with the City Code and HUD’s Housing Quality Standards.

Housing rehabilitation programs are designed with the intent to create safe, decent and affordable housing in the City of Shawnee. The following is a list of housing rehabilitation programs offered by the City of Shawnee, through its’ agent the Shawnee Urban Renewal Authority (SURA).

Due to a reduction in funding, the Emergency Assistance Grant is the only grant we are offering at this time.    

Emergency Assistance (EA) – Earned Grant – A five (5) year mortgage will be placed on the home and the owner will earn 20% of the rehab amount each year the owner resides in the house for five (5) years.t.

To apply, contact the Urban Renewal Office, call (405) 273-1938 during regular business hours.

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