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Community Development Block Grant Priorities
2008-2012 Plan

The City of Naperville has developed a five-year plan that identifies priorities and objectives for Community Development Block Grant (CBDG) funds.

  1. Bridge the gap between homelessness and self-sufficiency for the homeless and those at risk of becoming homeless.
    Objectives:
    1. Expand the availability of affordable homes for ownership by assisting in the purchase of 2 homes for ownership.
    2. Expand the availability of transitional units for homeless or those at risk of homelessness by assisting in the acquisition of 4 transitional units.
    3. Assist in 8 projects for the rehabilitation of existing transitional units and shelters.
     
  2. Expand the availability of permanent housing for the developmentally, mental health, or physically impaired.
    Objectives:
    1. Provide assistance for the purchase of 5 homes for the developmentally, mental health, or physically impaired.
    2. Provide rehabilitation assistance for the improvement of 3 homes for developmentally, mental health, or physically impaired.
     
  3. Expand the availability of housing for low-income elderly persons.
    Objectives:
    1. Provide home improvement assistance to 15 owner-occupied senior citizen households.
    2. Provide 5 rehabilitation projects for senior supportive housing and senior public facilities.
     
  4. Expand the availability of affordable housing for low to moderate income individuals and families.
    Objectives:
    1. Encourage home maintenance and rehabilitation by providing home improvement grants for 50 households.
    2. Encourage home ownership and rental assistance by providing down payment/rental assistance for 60 households.
     

Non-Housing Priorities

  1. Assist in the provision of transportation options for low to moderate income individuals and families.
    Objectives:
    1. Allow the provision of alternative modes of transportation.
    2. Provide subsidy for a public transit voucher program.
    3. Provide subsidy for a gas voucher program.
    4. Provide subsidy for a taxi voucher program.
     
  2. Remove architectural barriers to enhance the access of persons with disabilities to facilities and services.
    Objectives:
    1. Enhance accessibility of owner-occupied homes or non-profit owned, occupied rental units.
    2. Enhance overall accessibility of Naperville by reducing architectural barriers in public facilities.
     
  3. Provide for needed improvements in supportive housing and public facilities.
    Objectives:
    1. Enhance the inventory of supportive housing through general maintenance and rehabilitation.
    2. Enhance the services provided by public facilities through general maintenance and rehabilitation.