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2005 CDBG Accomplishments

Housing Program Accomplishments:

The Down Payment Assistance program with CDBG and HOME funds helped 25 low-income Longmont families to purchase their own homes.

This was the fourth year of operating the Community Housing Program. Thirty families were able to purchased affordable homes.

Rehab Program Accomplishments:

Program Households Served
Homeowner Rehabilitation 12
Handicapped Accessibility 5
Emergency Grant 11
Paint-A-Thon 2

CDBG Program Accomplishments:

Housing

Neighborhood Revitalization

The Bohn Farm neighborhood installed a gazebo and landscaping to serve as a community gathering point and bust shelter for the children.

Historic Eastside neighborhood has completed tree plantings and renovated a shelter in Collyer Park to reflect the historic character of the neighborhood.

Casa de la Esperanza purchased and upgraded computers to improve their ability to provide ESL, computer literacy and a homework help center for the kids and adult residents.

Homeless Assistance

A new Day Shelter for the homeless was opened at the OUR Center which resulted in:

Economic Development

63 potential new Longmont business persons were seen/served by the Pilot Latino Small Business Center including 4 students. One microbusiness loan was made to start up a janitorial business.

Renovated a downtown office building to make it accessible for clients.

Renovated Dental Aid and Creative Years Child Care businesses to improve their delivery systems.

Loan was made to a downtown quilter's studio by the LDDA to improve the building facade.

For a complete report in the pdf format click on: 2005 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (317 kb)

IMPORTANT: You MUST have the Adobe Acrobat Reader on your system prior to selecting the above referenced document in order to be able to view these files.

 

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