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An Evaluation of the Community Development Block Grant Program

Document date: November 01, 1994
Released online: November 01, 1994
This report is a comprehensive analysis of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program. The research took two and one-half years to complete and included field research in 61 U.S. cities, more than a thousand mail and telephone surveys, and extensive use of Housing and Urban Development's automated program budget and expenditure data. The study addressed questions on the characteristics of CDBG-funded programs, benefits to income and ethnic groups and neighborhoods, the nature of CDBG decisionmaking and program management, and impacts of the program over its life span.

Topics/Tags: | Cities and Neighborhoods | Economy/Taxes | Governing

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