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Contact Department of Finance and Management
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

Director's Bio Joe Lombardi has over 25 years of experience with the City of Columbus focusing on procurement, financial management and administration. - 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.

2018 Annual Action Plan - Draft

2018 Action Project Plan Summary

2017 Action Plan

2016 Action Plan

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2015-2019 Consolidated Plan

2015-2019 Citizen Participation Plan