The Implementation Manual provides the information necessary to manage and implement CDBG-funded projects. It serves three purposes:
- Assists grant recipients in the day-to-day administration of CDBG projects
- Provides practical information on how to implement CDBG projects that will meet legal, financial and program obligations
- Provides grant administrators a step-by-step approach to setting up, implementing, auditing and closing out CDBG projects
The most recent version of the Implementation Manual can be accessed here. This is the complete manual. Click on this link to download and search the entire manual by topic area.
- CDBG Implementation Manual (updated 10/2019)
Or click any of the links below to access individual chapters of the manual.
- Ch 1 - Program Startup Requirements
- Ch 2 - Environmental Requirements
- Ch 3 - Financial Management
- Ch 4 - Program Income
- Ch 5 - Public Facilities and Services (including demolition of public facilities)
- Ch 6 - Economic Development
- Ch 7 - Housing Activities (including demolition of housing units)
- Ch 8 - Procurement and Contracting
- Ch 9 - Construction Management and Labor Standards
- Ch 10 - Acquisition of Real Property
- Ch 11 - Relocation and One-for-One Housing Replacement
- Ch 12 - Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity
- Ch 13 - National Objectives
- Ch 14 - Other Requirements (including Citizen Participation)
- Ch 15 - Reporting, Amendments and Monitoring
- Ch 16 - Grant Close-Out Process
Please click on the Forms menu to view forms and other documents referenced in the Manual. Other important documents can be found on the Program Documents page.