Community Development Block Grant

CDBG funds must be used to meet a national objective: benefiting low and moderate income people, preventing and eliminating slums and blight, or urgent need. CDBG funds can be used for: buying property, public works, code enforcement, clearance and demolition, accessibility for disabled people, historic preservation, relocation payments, rehabilitation or reconstruction of housing, home ownership, housing services, lead-based paint evaluation and reduction, new housing construction, non-profit activities, public services, public facilities, special economic development, micro enterprises, Section 108 guarantees, planning, fair housing, citizen participation, and general administration. HOME funds must be used to benefit low and moderate-income people. HOME funds can be used for rehabilitation and reconstruction of single family and multifamily housing, home ownership, new housing construction, and tenant based rental assistance.

It is estimated that the City will be receiving $2,600,000 from the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for Program Year 2010. The total includes approximately $1,700,000 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds and approximately $900,000 HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) funds. In addition, the City estimates that it will receive $75,000 Program Income.

If you have additional questions or concerns, you may contact the Human Resources Department at (310) 349-2950.

Request for Proposals
City of Hawthorne
Community Development Block Grant and
HOME Funds


The City of Hawthorne is soliciting proposals from qualified firms and organizations who are interested in providing consulting services for technical assistance to implement the CDBG/HOME programs and the Housing Rehabilitation Program.  The City desires to attract a firm or a qualified organization to provide technical assistance for the administration of the City’s CDBG and HOME funded Housing Rehabilitation programs.

The deadline to submit proposals is no later than July 19, 2018 by 3:00 p.m.