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Contact Department of Finance and Management
Director Joe Lombardi
90 West Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43215
Office :  614-645-8200
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Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 8:00-5:00

Finance Director's Finance and Management is led by Director Joe Lombardi and Deputy Directors Christopher Long, James Bond, and Eric Russell. Select learn more for details. - Learn More

Grants Management

Program Mission:

To assist the City of Columbus in achieving fiscal and programmatic compliance in the implementation and expenditure of various U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) grants.

The Grants Management section of the Department of Finance and Management coordinates financial and regulatory aspects of the following grants: Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), the HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME), the Emergency Shelter Grant (ESG), the Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS Grant (HOPWA), the Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP).

The section’s program management functions include preparing the annual Consolidated Plan budget, prevailing wage compliance, performing regulatory and financial monitoring of HUD funded grant programs, providing technical assistance to City departments and outside agencies, providing financial management services, administering the community development loan servicing contract, and submitting performance and financial reports to HUD. Grants Management provides for the administration of HUD’s environmental review requirements for all of the above-described grants as well as other HUD grants received by the public housing authority and non-profit agencies.

Documents Currently Under Review

Proposed Program Year 2022 AAP Summary

Proposed FY 22 HUD Annual Action Plan

2022 HUD Annual Action Plan Public Comment Period Information Notice

Older Documents

Public Notice - 2021 HUD Action Plan Second Amendment

2021 Action Plan Second Substantial Amendment Summary

SUMMARY - 2020 Annual Action Plan Second Substantial Amendment for HUD CV Funds

(Recording From WebEx Session Presentation Of 2020 Annual Action Plan Second Substantial Amendment for HUD CV Funds - See Embedded File In Word Document/Attachment)

(Recording Of 2021 Community Development Block Grant Education Workshop >> Very Large File << ~60MB - See Embedded File In Word Document/Attachment)

CDBG Application Presentation PowerPoint Slides 06/2021

2021 Action Plan Substantial Amendment Summary

2021 CDBG Summary Budget-Revised 5-24-21

2021 Action Plan-Revised 5-24-21

2020 IDIS Action Plan Substantial Amendment 2

CAPER Report 2020

2021 Final Action Plan

2021 Action Plan Summary

2021 CDBG Summary Budget

Grants Management Public Notice - 2021 Action Plan Public Notice

2021 Action Plan Summary - Draft

2020-2024 Consolidated Plan

Grants Management Public Notice CARES Act - CPP Amendment - Meeting Notice

2020 Annual Action Plan Substantial Amendment for HUD CV Funds

September 2020 - Amended Citizen Participation Plan

2019 CAPER

Fair Housing Executive Summary

2018 CAPER

2019 Action Plan - Draft

2018 Annual Action Plan - Final

2018 Action Project Plan Summary

2017 CAPER

2017 Action Plan

Neighborhood Stabilization Program 1

Neighborhood Stabilization Program 2

Neighborhood Stabilization Program 3

2015-2019 Consolidated Plan

2015-2019 Citizen Participation Plan

2020-2024 Consolidated Plan - Draft