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    Activities, funding, and performance for housing and community development programs administered through the Community Development Department.


     Rental Property Certification Program Review

    Annual Action Plan
    The one-year plan, also known as the Annual Action Plan, describes funding and activities for the fiscal year.  The Action Plan includes planned programs and funding amounts under the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME), Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG), and Emergency Solutions/Shelter Grants (ESG) programs.  Annual Action Plans are available to the public in the Community Development Office and at the links below.

    FY 2018 Annual Action Plan (PDF)

    FY 2017 Annual Action Plan (PDF)

    FY 2016 Annual Action Plan (PDF)

    FY 2015 Annual Action Pla​n​​ (PDF)

    FY 2013 Annual Action Plan (PDF)

    FY 2012 Annual Action Plan (PDF)

    Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Final Amendment (PDF)


    Five-Year Plan
    The five-year plan, also known as the Consolidated Housing and Community Development Plan, provides an overview of the Grand Rapids' community and a long-term strategy for federally funded housing and community development programs.   

    FY 2017 - 2021 Consolidated Plan (PDF)

    FY 2012 - 2016 Consolidated Plan (PDF)


    Annual Performance Report
    The Housing and Community Development Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) for the City of Grand Rapids is submitted to HUD annually.  It describes activity that occurred between July 1 and June 30 of each fiscal year for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME), and Emergency Shelter Grants (ESG) programs.  The report also discusses general housing issues and assesses performance based on the Housing and Community Development Annual Action Plan.

    FY 2017 CAPER (PDF) 

    FY 2016 CAPER (PDF)

    FY 2015 CAPER (PDF)   Attachments (PDF)

    FY 2013 CAPER (PDF)

    FY 2012 CAPER (PDF)

    FY 2011 CAPER (PDF)

    Citizen Participation Plan
    The Citizen Participation Plan describes the policies and procedures for involving citizens in critical planning issues and funding recommendations related to the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program, HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) program, and Emergency Solutions/Shelter Grants (ESG) program.
    Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice
    The Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice involves a comprehensive review and assessment of how the City's laws, regulations, policies and procedures affect the location, availability, and accessibility of housing, and how conditions, both public and private, affect fair housing choice.

    Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice - 2010 (PDF)​​

    Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice - 2015 (PDF)

    Residential Target Market Analysis (March 2015)
    This analysis, completed by Zimmerman/Volk Associates, considers trends and the potential for housing development and redevelopment in the City with emphasis on areas near neighborhood business corridors and within the City’s Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) boundaries.​

    Executive Summary

    Target Market Analysis​