2017-2021 Consolidated Plan
Public Draft July 2017
The City of Cathedral City announces the availability of the 2017-2021 Draft Consolidated Plan. Every five years, the City is required to prepare and submit a comprehensive Consolidated Plan (Con Plan) to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The Con Plan is a strategic plan developed to assist the City of Cathedral City in assessing its affordable housing and community development needs and market conditions, and to make data-driven, place-based investment decisions.
Prepared with the Con Plan is the FY 2017 Annual Action Plan (AAP). The AAP outlines a summary of the actions, activities, and programs that will take place during the next fiscal year to address the priority needs and specific objectives identified in the 2017 -2021 Consolidated Plan. The AAP identifies the linkage between federal resources and the specific objectives created to address priority needs identified the strategic plan.
The City of Cathedral City has identified seven priority development areas to meet the greatest needs of residents in the City. Priorities are based on responses to the 2017 Community Survey conducted in the City, information gathered in specific focus groups, interviews with various organizations and service providers in the housing and community development field, and data obtained from the 2010 Census, the American Community Surveys, Comprehensive Housing Affordability Strategy, and the City’s General Plan. It will invest its CDBG funding to address needs in the priority areas listed below:
- Community Services (Public Services)
- Community Facilities (Public Facilities)
- Neighborhood Services
- Special Needs Services
- Business and Jobs (Economic Development)
More detailed priorities and accomplishment projections for Housing, Community Development, Homeless and Special Needs populations and anticipated accomplishments are presented in the appropriate narrative sections and tables within the Consolidated Plan.