Housing Benefit Page 3 -19 208 (a)(3) Job Creation & Retention Benefit Page 3 -24 208 (a)(4) b) Do at least 51% of those most likely to benefit from the proposed activity fit within: a. the low/moderate income limit? Presumed Benefit/Limited Clientele: Those who are presumed by HUD to be lowtomoderate income based on their situation. The project sponsor must verify and maintain documentation regarding the family size and income of each person served. (iii) When CDBG funds are used for housing services eligible under 570.201 (k), such funds shall be considered to benefit low- and moderate-income persons if the housing units for which the services are provided are HOME-assisted and the requirements at 24 CFR 92.252 or 92.254 are met. (4) Job creation or retention activities.

Public Service . A. funds that were previously paid by the City or the State for that same program. Benefit low and moderate income persons (almost all applications fall under this category) 2. Presumed benefit: If the program exclusively serves clientele that are presumed to be Block Grant (CDBG) Henry County . Person L/M participants of public service and facilities need to complete a Household Certification Form when served. Public Services. Community Development Block Grant-Funded Activity The LMI national objective is often referred to as theprimary national objective because the statute requires that recipients expend 70percent of their CDBG funds to benefit LMI persons. CDBG requires that at least 70 percent of a grant recipients funds must be used for activities that benefit low- and moderate- income (LMI) persons. McDonough, GA 30253 . activities that exclusively serve a group of persons in any one or a combination of the following categories may be presumed to benefit persons, 51 percent of whom are low- and moderate-income: abused children, battered spouses, elderly persons, adults meeting the bureau of the census ' current population reports definition of severely Aid in the prevention or elimination of slums and blight These are activities that help to prevent or eliminate slums or blighted conditions in a designated area, on a spot basis, or within an urban renewal area. The (reference COT, at www.tuscaloosa.com b. a presumed benefit category (abused children, homeless persons, battered spouses, severely A: The grantee is required to use all CDBG-CV funds for CDBG-eligible public service activities that meet a national objective, benefit low- and moderate-income persons AND are carried out to prevent, prepare for, and respond to coronavirus. Please note: All information used to verify the programs national objective criteria must be documented, verifiable, and maintained in the subrecipients records on-site. CDBG, ESG, PLHA Program Guidelines for Funding of Community Development Activities FY 20 22-23 COUNTY OF SAN MATEO DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING 264 Harbor Blvd. To continue participation in this program, the City contractually agrees to implement the program in An area benefit activity is one that benefits all residents in a particular area, where at least 51 percent of Partnering with the City. IDIS Online for CDBG Entitlement Communities 3. Under what limited clientele category has the program participant classified this activity (presumed benefit, family size and income, low- and moderate-income eligibility restrictions, or nature and location)? Presumed Benefit Categories Total # Elderly Persons: Severely Disabled Adults (meeting the Census Bureaus

Presumed Benefit Categories Total # Elderly Persons: Severely Disabled Adults (meeting the Census Bureaus definition of severely disabled): HUD will not allow CDBG funds to be substituted for . CDBG Target Areas: Primarily lowtomoderate income are Census Block Groups where 51% or more households are lowtomoderate income (New Maps!). The CDBG COVID-19 Microenterprise Assistance Guide with template forms for developing and Presumed Benefit There are certain circumstances in which individuals, and therefore created jobs, may be presumed to meet the LMI requirement. Fund Availability The Lake County Office of Housing and Community Services is requesting proposals for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program grant funding for FY 2022-23. The DuPage County 2021 CDBG-CV Public Service must still be collected. Under this objective, CDBG assisted public service activities must benefit low- and moderate-income persons using the Limited Clientele category (see below). Expenses incurred for eligible activities can be reimbursed back to January 21, 2020. CDBG CARES activities must primarily benefit low- to moderate-income (LMI) Montanans, i.e., those earning less than 80% of the area median income. Yes. Direct Benefit . qualifying under the limited clientele category, activities must meet one of the following tests: 1. Presumed benefit: If the program exclusively serves clientele that are presumed to be LMI, information about income does not need to be collected; however, information about race, ethnicity, etc. A. t least 70% of person(s) participating in the program must meet the HUD 80% median income guidelines for Milford or fall under a Presumed Benefit category. Community Development Block Grant Program Overview The City of Middletown receives a yearly Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) as an Entitlement grantee from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Most grantees may only spend 15 percent of their CDBG grants plus 15 percent of the program income earned in the prior program year on public service activities. This severely limits the amount of CDBG funds that grantees may spend on public services. This public service cap is statutory and cannot be waived. LMI Benefit Test Determine if the activity meets the LMI criteria in one of the four categories listed below. Eligible Avoid Duplication of Benefits: Expedited Proposal Review: Partnering with the City: Addressing Impacts of COVID-19 | CARES Act *Presumed LMI possible. a. Area Benefit . 1. CDBG RFP Categories FY 2022. Instead, CDBG applicants must fall into one of the following categories: 9 Principal cities of the 384 metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) (areas made up presumed benefit activity or a direct benefit activity. The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has not yet received a budget from Congress for FY 2022 activities that exclusively serve a group of persons in any one or a combination of the following categories may be presumed to benefit persons, 51 percent of whom are low and moderate income: abused children, battered spouses, elderly persons, adults meeting the bureau of the census' current population reports definition of "severely disabled, " 8. 140 Henry Parkway . For example, if CDBG funds are awarded to a project, any funds awarded to the same HUD presumed benefit categories include: CDBG NATIONAL OBJECTIVES Low/Moderate Income 13 Presumed to be LMI These are groups presumed by HUD to be made up principally by Low/Mod income persons. The CDBG-funded technical and financial assistance must be structured to benefit only LMI households; or in limited circumstances when an emergency has been declared, assistance may qualify as meeting an urgent need. A presumed benefit activity is one thexclusivelyat serves a specific group of people that HUD categorically considers to be low- and moderate-income persons. HUD-approved categories may be presumed to benefit 51% of the residents who are low to moderate income. National Objectives 1. There are three national objectives for the CDBG program: benefiting low-moderate income persons, removing slum and blight, and meeting urgent needs. The primary national objective used by grantees carrying out CDBG-assisted code enforcement is benefit to low- and moderate-income persons on an area basis [24 CFR 570.208 (a) (1)]. If the clientele served does not fall under one of presumed benefit category of persons, it may qualify as a direct benefit activity that serves LMI persons. As mentioned by Mr. Gorski, the regulations at 24 CFR 570.208(a)(2)(i)(A) provide for a "limited clientele" category of persons presumed to be principally low ANY activity you propose to accomplish with CDBG funds MUSTmeet one of three National Objectives: 1.

Four general categories of LMI: Low-Mod Limited Clientele (LMC) defined by income limits and presumed benefit Low-Mod Area Benefit (LMA) identified using census bock groups and tracts Low-Mod Housing (LMH) defined by household income limits Low-Mod Job Creation or Retention Activities (LMJ) number of full-time jobs produced or retained The project sponsor . At least 51% of the clientele served must be LMI persons. The CDBG regulations and the CDBG Guide to National Objectives and Eligible Activities for Entitlement Communities do not define "homeless persons". Community Development .

Presumed benefit means that at least 51 percent of the beneficiaries are presumed to be low- or moderate-income; it does not mean that a count of persons served and their race/ethnicity are not required. The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program is authorized under Title 1 of CDBG funds under this category are limited due to a regulatory cap on public services. For example, an employee is presumed to be LMI if he or she lives or is employed in a census tract where 70% or more of the residents have incomes at or below 80% of the Area Median Income. If an activity qualifies as meeting the LMI test and another national objective, such as slums and blight, it should be qualified under LMI. Bldg A Belmont, CA 94002 TEL (650) 802-5050 FAX (650) 801-5049 www.smchousing.org July 1, 2022 - June 30, 2023 PROGRAM GUIDELINES FOR FUNDING OF CDBG, ESG, & PLHA GRANT-FUNDED These categories include: abused children, battered spouses, elderly persons, homeless persons, illiterate Public Services (funding programs that benefit low/mod individuals) Supplanting other funds. Community Development Department . Do we need to report beneficiary data for presumed benefit activities? Benefit low and moderate income persons (almost all applications fall under this category) 2. y low An area benefit activity is one that benefits all residents in a particular area, where at least 51 percent of the residents are LMI persons. direct benefit activity that serves LMI persons. Additional information on how to meet the 70percent test and certification to HUD is located Aid in the prevention or elimination of slums and blight These are activities that help to prevent or The CDBG program regulations provide several ways in which a grantee can document benefit to low- and moderate-income persons. Benefit a clientele that is generally presumed to be principally LMI, this presumption includes: Abused children, Battered spouses, Elderly persons (62 and older), Severely disabled adults (as defined by the Census), Describe Basis for Conclusion: 2. a. Presumed Benefit or Low/Moderate Income greater than 51% - Number of Projects: 1. FY 2019/2020 . Area Benefit Check the appropriate box for census data or survey. The City of Lewiston announces the availability of funds for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) programs. If the clientele served does not fall under one of presumed benefit category of persons, it may qualify as a . Since these groups are presumed to be low and moderate income, individual income verification is not required, although other client statistics will be required. 3.2.1 Low Mod Area Benefit (LMA) The area benefit category is the most commonly used national objective for activities that benefit a residential neighborhood. Title: PowerPoint Presentation If the clientele served does not fall under one of presumed benefit category of persons, it may qualify as a direct benefit activity that serves LMI persons. Through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the State of Montana, Department of Commerce was awarded Community Development Block Grant funds (CDBG CARES) to support communities as they respond to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. $550,000. CDBG-CV grants cannot be used for any other purpose.

Presumed benefit populations include abused children, battered spouses, elderly persons (age 62 and In addition, persons falling into any of these categories except "at risk of homelessness" will meet the low- and moderate-income limited clientele presumed benefit criterion at 24 CFR 570.208 (a) (2) (i) (A) for Entitlements and 24 CFR 570.483 (b) (2) (ii) (A) for States. The area benefit category is the most commonly tional objective for activities used na that benefit a residential neighborhood that is primaril-to-moderate income (LMI). (Specifically , Abused Children, Elderly Persons, Battered Spouses, Homeless Persons, Severely Disabled Adults, Illiterate Adults, Persons Living with AIDS, and Migrant Farm Workers); or The program exclusively serves clientele that are presumed to be LMI. combination of the following categories may be presumed to benefit persons, 51 percent of whom are low- and moderate-income (See Table II-1 below for presumed income categories): abused children, battered spouses, elderly persons, adults meeting the Bureau of the Census' Current Population Reports definition of ``severely disabled,'' 3. If the activity is classified as presumed benefit, do the program Particular group of low/mod residents Presumed benefit Examples: youth services, homeless services Low Mod Area (LMA) IDIS Online for CDBG Entitlement Communities 4. Presumed benefit: If the program exclusively serves clientele that are presumed to be Participants in activities that falls under the FY 2022 Budget. The CDBG program allows grantees to define "homeless" for presumed low- and moderate-income benefit activities. CDBG GRANT FUNDING I.