The Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) has designated the Town of Amherst a Mini-Entitlement Community for the purpose of receiving Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds. Amherst is eligible to receive a maximum of $825,000 in block grant funds for housing, community development projects, and social service activities benefiting low-and moderate-income citizens. In accordance with DHCD regulations, Amherst’s CDBG Advisory Committee will hold a Public Hearing on Thursday, January 30, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. in the Town Room, Town Hall (4 Boltwood Ave, Amherst, MA 01002) to receive comments and suggestions from local residents regarding
Town’s final recommended activities for funding as part of the 2020 application;
2020 Community Development Priorities; and
Currently funded activities.