CDBG Management Guide & Related Resources

CDBG Programs

2021 Application Round

CDBG-Related Documents

  • 2016-17 CDBG Application Requirement Changes [PDF: 313k]
  • CDBG Administrator Training and Performance Policy [PDF: 363k]

Section 3 Guidance for CDBG-NDR:

  • Section 3 Overview [MS Word: 60k]
  • Section 3 Regulations (24 CFR Part 135) [PDF: 134k]
  • Frequently Asked Questions on Section 3 (from HUD Section 3 website) [PDF: 185k]
  • Steps for Section 3 Compliance [MS Word: 26k]
  • Appendix to Part 135: Examples of Procurement Procedures that Provide for Preference for Section 3 Business Concerns [PDF: 50k]
  • Section 3 Language for RFP/RFQ Advertisements and Bid Documents [MS Word: 27k]
  • Section 3 Clause (to be included in all CDBG-related contracts) [MS Word: 25k]
  • Intent to Comply with Section 3 Requirements form (to be included with all procurement materials) [MS Word: 46k]
  • Appendix to Part 135: Examples of Efforts to Award Contract to Section 3 Business Concerns [PDF: 46k]
  • Section 3 Business Certification Form [MS Word:26k]
  • Appendix to Part 135:  Examples of Efforts to Offer Training and Employment Opportunities to Section 3 Residents [PDF: 48k]
  • Sample Section 3 Employment Notice [MS Word: 23k]
  • Section 3 New Hire Compliance Report Form [MS Word: 55k]
  • Sample Format for Section 3 Employee Interview Form [MS Word: 24k]

Fair Housing Information

Green Streets Documents

Recipient Income Requirements and Census Information

2020 CDBG Management Guide

CDBG Management Guide - Fillable Form PDFs

  • Appendix One Files
    — Applicant Recipient Disclosure Update Report [PDF:36k]
    — Equal Opportunity Policy Statements [PDF:57k]
    — Notice of Public Hearing Status of  Funded Activities [PDF:57k]
    — Policy on the Prohibition of the Use of Excessive Force [PDF:38k]
    — Record Keeping Checklist [PDF:143k]
    — Signature Authorization for Alternate Signators [PDF:15k]
    — Signature Authorization for CEO Change [PDF:14k]
    — Subrecipient Agreement for Federally Funded Project [PDF:99k]
  • Appendix Two Files
    — Certification of Compliance CDBG Procurement Standards [PDF:17k]
    — Federal Labor Standards Complaint Intake Form [PDF:63k]
    — Federal Labor Standards Questionnaire-English [PDF:46k]
    — Federal Labor Standards Questionnaire-Spanish [PDF:47k]
    — Notice to Owner Involuntary Acquisition [PDF:45k]
    — Voluntary Acquisition Agencies with Eminent Domain Authority [PDF:45k]
    — Voluntary Acquisition Agencies without Eminent Domain Authority [PDF:22k]
    — Online Employee Questionnaire [PDF:47k]
    — Record of Employee Interview-English [PDF:44k]
    — Record of Employee Interview-Spanish [PDF:44k]
    — Report of Additional Classification and Rate [PDF:38k]
    — Request for Contractor Eligibility [PDF:53k]
    — Request for Wage Determination [PDF:45k]
    — Sample Form of Resolution Code of Conduct [PDF:42k]
    — Sample Form of Resolution Procurement Policy [PDF:65k]
    — Sample Public Notice Affirmative Fair Housing Policy [PDF:40k]
    — Wage and House Division Payroll [PDF:84k]
  • Appendix Three Files
    — Determination of Level of Review Environmental Review Record [PDF:21k]
    — Early Notice and Public Review of a Proposed Activity in a 100 Year Floodplain or Wetland [PDF:24k]
    — Environmental Assessment [PDF:79k]
    — Final Notice and Public Explanation of a Proposed Activity in a 100 Year Floodplain or Wetland [PDF:36k]
    — Requirements listed at 24CFR [PDF:80k]
    — Sample Notice of Finding of No Significant Impact and Notice of Intent to Request Release of Funds [PDF:32k]
    — Sample Notice of Intent to Request Release of Funds [PDF:67k]
    — Statutory Checklist [PDF:46k]
  • Appendix Four Files
     — 2018 CDBG Direct Deposit Authorization Form [PDF:128k]
  • Appendix Five Files
    — EPA Pamphlet Acknowledgement of Receipt [PDF:29k]
    — IDPH Pamphlet Acknowledgement of Receipt [PDF:28k]
    — Notification Lead Based Paint Hazard Final Visual Risk Assessment [PDF:30k]
    — Notification of Lead Based Paint Inspection and Risk Assessment [PDF:30k]
    — Notification that Lead Based Paint or Lead Based Paint Hazards [PDF:32k]
    — Record Keeping Checklist [PDF:175k]
    — Sample Forgivable Mortgage [PDF:68k]
    — Sample Income Verification Form [PDF:237k]
    — State of Iowa Notification Prior to Renovation Remodeling or Repainting [PDF:62k]
  • Appendix Six Files
    — Certification of Compliance at End of Construction Appendix D [PDF:30k]
    — Certification of Intent to Comply Appendix B [PDF:24k]
    — Energy Performance Certification Appendix E [PDF:55k]
    — Energy  Performance Certification Rehabilitation Appendix F [PDF:53k]
    — Green Development Plan and Checklist Appendix A [PDF:162k]
    — Iowa Green Streets Checklist [PDF:251k]
    — Project Plan and Spec Book Checklist Appendix G [PDF:207k]
    — 2018 Certification of Construction Contract Document Compliance Appendix C [PDF:24k]
  • Appendix Seven Files
    — Administrative Plan [PDF:123k]
    — Sample Construction Terms Agreement [PDF:123k]
    — Sample Facade Easement Agreement [PDF:123k]
  • Appendix Eight Files
    — Intent to Comply with Section 3 Requirements [PDF:123k]
    — Sample Format for Section 3 Employee Interviews [PDF:34k]
    — Section 3 Business Certification [PDF:49k]
    — Section 3 New Hire Compliance Report [PDF:96k]

Environmental Compliance

Procurement Documents for Communities

  • Sample RFP for grant administration-with publication template [MS Word: 32k]
  • Sample RFP for housing technical services-with publication template [MS Word: 30k]
  • Sample RFQ for engineering/architectural services-with publication template [MS Word: 27k]
  • Instructions for Procurement for CDBG Funded Projects [PDF: 405k]
  • 2 CFR 200 Frequently Asked Questions [PDF: 532k]

Monitoring, Documentation and Reporting

Project Signs

The sign guides below are available in both a PDF (from Illustrator and may be opened as vector art) and EPS (from Illustrator, down-saved to CS4) vector art file.

For more information, contact:

Nichole Hansen