U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Office of Community Planning and Development

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As a participating member of the County of Contra Costa Home Consortia, the City of Concord has assisted in the development and submission of the Consortia's Consolidated Plan. The Consortia's Consolidated Plan (a summary is located on the internet under County of Contra Costa), which incorporates the City's non-housing Community Development Plan and its Fiscal Year 1995 Action Plan for the Community Development Block Grant Program.

Action Plan

The City of Concord's 1995 Action Plan constitutes an application for $1,195,000 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program funds. Other funding sources such as the Unprogrammed prior year's income not previously reported, CDH loan interest payments, Concord Redevelopment Agency 20% Housing Set Aside, Child Care Developer Fees and the City General Fund provide an addition $672,965 for 1995 community development needs.

Citizen Participation

Identification of housing and community development needs and associated activity programs were refined through the Consortium and City of Concord's citizen participation process. In addition to the Consortium's public hearings conducted on November 15, 1994 and January 23, 1995, the City held a public hearing on November 15, 1994 to discuss community needs, both for housing and non-housing programs and a prioritization of those needs. In addition to the general public notifications, the City notified local non-profits, interested area residents and community groups to participate in the Public Hearing. Those public hearings were held on February 14, 22, and 28, 1995. Public hearings on April 11, 1995 and continued to May 2, 1995 were held before the Concord City Council to consider final recommendations for CDBG funding.


Description of Key Projects

A total of 53 projects were chosen to accomplish the stated non-housing community development objectives identified in the Consolidated Plan for the 1995/1996 Program Year. These projects range from site specific items such as remodeling the Mt. Diablo Rehabilitation Center which provides day care for elderly, disabled adults and adults with dementia to citywide activities of providing hospice care for terminally ill and their families. Other selected activities include a neighborhood preservation program, energy efficient housing rehabilitation for seniors and handicapped residents in targeted areas; partial down payment for the acquisition of the Contra Costa Child Care Council Building; play yard equipment for the Baldwin Park Center; removal of barriers to the physically disabled; and the preparation and implementation of an economic development plan to focus on education, business retention, attraction and targeting business opportunities for the Monument Boulevard Corridor revitalization. The remaining activities, while equally important and necessary, are too numerous to include in this summary.

All activities selected for this year's action plan are consistent with the following local objects:

  1. Provide more facilities and programs to provide high quality, affordable child care.
  2. Provide for the rehabilitation of substandard housing occupied by low and moderate income persons.
  3. Provide assistance to the handicapped including: housing assistance, personal care referral, benefits and employment counseling.
  4. Ensure the provision of fair housing opportunities; provide counseling and legal assistance to lower income residents with housing conflicts.
  5. Provide assistance to battered spouses.
  6. Provide assistance to low and moderate income residents in need of grief counseling and educational outreach regarding suicide prevention.
  7. Provide assistance to low and moderate income residents who have been diagnosed with AIDS and/or HIV.
  8. Provide funds for acquisition of property for development of affordable housing opportunities for low/moderate income families.
  9. Provide assistance to victims of rape and their families.
  10. Provide services to seniors in the form of low cost nutritional meals, both in home and at senior centers, counseling services and in-home care.
  11. Provide home care and medical assistance to terminally ill low/mod income residents.
  12. Provide assistance to homeless and at-risk of homeless in the form of emergency shelter, counseling and transitional housing.
  13. Provide economic development incentives in the Monument Corridor.
  14. Alleviate barriers on public roads and sidewalks to provide better accessibility.


MAP 1 depicts points of interest in the jurisdiction

MAP 2 depicts points of interest and low-moderate income areas.

MAP 3 depicts points of interest, low-moderate income areas, and minority concentration levels.

MAP 4 depicts points of interest, low-moderate income areas, and unemployment levels.

MAP 5 depicts points of interest, low-moderate income areas, unemployment levels, and proposed HUD funded projects.

MAP 6 depicts proposed HUD funded projects at street level in one neighborhood; in addition, a table provides information about the project(s).

To comment on the Concord's Consolidated Plan, please contact:

Ms. Em Rojas
City of Concord
Phone: (510) 671-3283

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