SC State Consolidated Plan Documents and Reports

Notice to the Public - 2016 CDBG Program Description

The State of South Carolina has prepared a draft of its 2016 CDBG Program Description, providing the plan for CDBG funding the State expects to receive for Program Year 2016 (April 1, 2016 - March 31, 2017). Required by HUD as part of the Consolidated Planning Process, an annual plan is due to HUD each year, and for CDBG this document is known as the "CDBG Program Description." Final documents are due to HUD within 45 days of the start of the program year, or as HUD requires, or generally by February 15th of each year.

The draft 2016 CDBG Program Description is part of a larger 2016-2020 Consolidated Plan for Housing & Community Development, a draft of which has also been completed per new HUD requirements using HUD's IDIS System. Both the draft 2016 CDBG Program Description and the 2016-2020 Consolidated Plan will be available for review for 30 days beginning January 4, 2016 and ending at 5pm on February 2, 2016.  Written comments can be mailed to the SC Department of Commerce, Division of Grants Administration, 1201 Main Street, Suite 1600, Columbia, SC 29201 or emailed to The deadline for submitting written comments is 5pm February 2, 2016.

A public hearing to discuss the 2016 Program Description, the 2016 Annual Action Plans for the other three programs covered by the Consolidated Plan and the Consolidated Plan itself will be held January 21, 2016 at 2pm at the SC Department of Commerce, in the 3rd Floor Conference Room at 1201 Main Street, Columbia SC.  Please email for more information regarding the public hearing.

For questions or comments about the draft 2016-2020 Consolidated Plan, please contact the appropriate program.

  • For housing and HOME, contact the HOME Program administered by the SC Housing Finance & Development Authority or email
  • For homeless and ESG, contact the ESG Program administered by the SC Office of Economic Opportunity or email
  • For HIV/AIDs and/or special needs housing questions, contact the HOPWA Program administered by the SC Department of Health and Environmental Control or email
  • For non-housing and CDBG questions, contact the CDBG Program administered by the SC Department of Commerce or email
  •  To review the draft plan in its current form, please click here.


2011 - 2015 SC State Consolidated Plan for Housing and Community Development

Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER)

Consolidated Plan Amendments

Analysis of Impediments