Counties are working to increase housing affordability for their residents across the country. Learn how housing affordability is impacting counties of all sizes and the innovative solutions they have implemented.
This report examines alternative funding solutions and strategies that counties have implemented for infrastructure projects. The analysis examines the challenges counties face in changing demographics, relationships with state and federal governments and funding these projects.
NACo’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Profiles detail the CDBG funding received by both the county and the state in FY 2010 and FY 2016, as well as the percent change between the two fiscal years and the services supported by CDBG funding.
Child poverty rates in the United States have increased significantly since 2000, peaking in 2010 at the highest level since the 1960's. Furthermore, the place in which a child spends his or her childhood has increasingly come to determine that child's future income opportunities.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s CDBG program provides critical funding to counties to improve their local communities and serve their most vulnerable residents. Counties use the flexibility of CDBG to partner with the private and non-profit sectors to address economic development, infrastructure and human service needs, and to create jobs