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Homes and Community Renewal

2015 Office of Community Renewal (OCR) Westchester County Request for Proposal

The OCR will provide access of up to $4.1 million in Community Development Block Grant Funds to eligible applicants within Westchester County for eligible activities including Housing, Public Infrastructure, Public Facilities, Economic Development, Small Business Assistance, and Microenterprise Assistance.  A list of eligible applicants within Westchester County is available at must be submitted by 4:00pm Friday, October 23, 2015. (Note:  Economic Development and Small Business Activities require a Pre-Submission Form due no later than September 11, 2015)

Applicants for NYS CDBG funds are required to meet Citizen Participation requirements by issuing a public notice and holding a public hearing prior to submission of an application.  Evidence of these requirements is a threshold item for application eligibility.

Project activities cannot commence prior to funding award AND approval of an Environmental Review Record by the OCR.

The links below include guidance for completing the following:

Two separate application packets are available:

  1. 2015 Westchester County Application Instructions
  2. 2015 Westchester County ED Application


Last Updated: 07/27/15