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Community Development
The City of Fredericksburg receives annual allocations of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). These funds are used to develop programs to assist low- and moderate-income City residents. The City’s Planning Services Division administers the City’s CDBG programs and provides funding to non-profit agencies for additional services. The Planning Services Division also coordinates efforts to promote Fair Housing, prevent homelessness, and promote and maintain affordable housing opportunities. 

City Housing Programs
The Planning Services Division administers the following Housing Programs:  Direct Homeownership Assistance Program, Emergency Home Repair Program, and the Removal of Architectural Barriers Program.  These programs promote and maintain affordable housing for low- and moderate-income residents of the City. 

Fair Housing 
Fair housing legislation specifies that housing opportunities are to be provided fairly to all persons, regardless of race, national origin, religion, gender/sex, familial status, or disability.

Fredericksburg Regional Continuum of Care
The City of Fredericksburg participates in the Fredericksburg Regional Continuum of Care (CoC). The CoC is a network of public and private agencies and individual advocates who collectively are working to end homelessness in the region. 

Lead-Based Paint Hazards
Safety information on how to protect your family from lead-based paint hazards in buildings built prior to 1978. 

Outside Agency Programs
Through the Community Development Block Grant, four area non-profit organizations receive funds to provide home modifications and public services to qualifying low- and moderate-income residents of the City.

Plans & Publications
The City has a variety of plans that describe goals and outcomes for the use of CDBG funding. Those plans are available for public review.

Public Service Programs
Four area non-profit organizations receive CDBG funding to provide legal services, emergency housing grants, food relief, and HIV/AIDS supportive services for City residents.

Useful Links 
Multiple links that provide information on homeownership, home repair, and other public services. 

Contact Us
Susanna R. Finn
Community Development Planner


715 Princess Anne St.
Room 209
Fredericksburg, VA 22401

P.O. Box 7447
Fredericksburg, VA 22404

Ph: 540-372-1179
Fx: 540-372-6412

8:15 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday