Community Development

About Us

The Office of Community Development administers the HUD funded Community Development Block Grant, HOME Investment Partnerships Program, and the Emergency Solutions Grants. Our mission is to obtain and utilize Federal, State, and local funds to carry out physical improvements to infrastructure and public facilities, rehabilitate existing housing, and facilitate the new construction of affordable housing particularly for people with low and moderate incomes throughout Orange County. 

Important Documents

FY-2022 HOME Program RFA - Due 6/25/2021 by 4PM

Orange County’s Office of Community Development FY-2022 Request for Applications (RFA) for the Development of Affordable Rental Housing and Homeownership Projects under the HOME Investment Partnerships Program are currently being accepted until  Friday, June 25, 2021. If you would like to receive a Word version of the application please email Erin Cousins, Community Development Project Manager at ecousins@orangecountygov.com. Below is the 2022 RFA PDF:

FY-2022 CDBG Urban County Application - Due 6/25/2021 by 4PM

Orange County's Office of Community Development 2022 CDBG Applications are currently being accepted from municipalities participating in the Orange County CDBG Urban County. If you would like to receive a Word version of the application please email Alaina Walag, Assistant Director at acallinan@orangecountygov.com. Below is the 2022 CDBG application PDF:

CDBG-DR Public Infrastructure RFA Due - 6/25/2021 by 4PM

Orange County Office of Community Development is pleased to offer a special opportunity for CDBG Consortium Members to apply for CDBG-DR assistance in response to the 2011 Disasters: Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee. These applications must meet a CBDG National Objective, demonstrate unmet need and have a clear tie back to the eligible storm events. Please contact Alaina Callinan, Assistant Director at acallinan@orangecountygov.com with questions about project eligibility. Below is the CDBG-DR application PDF:

Current Area Income Limits and Fair Market Rent Information

HUD Website- Current Income Limits


2021 HOME Rent Limits and Fair Market Rents

 

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HUD
STATE: NEW YORK: Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY HUD Metro Area
2021 ADJUSTED HOME INCOME LIMITS 
PROGRAM1 Person2 Person3 Person4 Person5 Person6 Person7 Person 8 Person
30% LIMITS$21,150$24,150$27,150$30,150$32,600$35,000$37,400$39,800
VERY LOW INCOME$35,200$40,200$45,250$50,250$54,300$58,300$62,350$66,350
60% LIMITS$42,240$48,240$54,300$60,300$65,160$69,960$74,820$79,620
LOW INCOME$55,950$63,950$71,950$79,900$86,300$92,700$99,100$105,500


 

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HUD
STATE: NEW YORK: Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY HUD Metro Area
2021 RENT LIMITS
PROGRAM0 Bedroom1 Bedroom2 Bedroom3 Bedroom4 Bedroom 5 Bedroom 6 Bedroom
Low Rent$896$960$1,151$1,330$1,483$1,637$1,790
Fair Market Rent$1,088$1,160$1,467$1,868$2,097$2,412$2,726
High Rent$1,088$1,160$1,467$1,695$1,871$2,047$2,222
HOME  50% Rent$896$960$1,151$1,330$1,483$1,637$1,790
HOME  65% Rent$1,144$1,227$1,474$1,695$1,871$2,047$2,222