Annually, the Community Development Division holds training sessions that review best practices and requirements for meeting the Department of Housing and Urban Development standards.
2013 Annual Training
2012 Annual Training
2011 Annual Training
2010 Annual Training
The topics for the training included: “Everything I need to know about Income Verification" with Cindy Behnke (City of Duluth's HUD Representative) and “Lead Paint Remediation" with Karen Olesen. Click on the links below to see the video.
Additional Income Limits Information
Setting Priorities (Planning Documents)
Consolidated Plan is a five-year planning document laying out the goals for the City's Community Development program.
Consolidated Plan-Yearly Action Plans outline how the City plans to strategically invest federal resources to meet current challenges for low-to moderate-income people. The Plan also highlights how this year's funding will address a portion of the five-year Consolidated Plan goals.
The Citizens Participation Plan serves as a guidelines and procedures to address citizen participation requirements under the Consolidated Plan and the Department of Housing and Urban Development programs.
The 10 Year Plan to End Homlessness embraces the shift from managing homelessness to ending it. According to recent research, successful Ten-Year Plans require both "closing the front door" by preventing future homelessness, and "opening the back door" by offering new housing options that accept the homeless as they are.
The Impediments to Fair Housing identifies barriers that limit fair and equal housing choice for "protected class" persons living in Duluth.
Performance (Reporting Documents)
The Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) is a document that outlines annual accomplishments in community development and housing.
Studies and Assessments
Sixth Avenue East Schematic Re-design Study Report
Irving Sustainable Neighborhood Action Plan Report
Assistance Options Available for Housing
Commonly Used Forms for Sub-recipients