Federal Grant Programs

The City of Trenton receives 3 entitlement grants each year from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. They are the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program, the Home Investment Partnership and the Emergency Solutions Grant.

This page is intended to provide the public with information regarding the planning and implementation of the programs and to provide opportunities to become involved and offer their feedback on how funds are allocated. If you would like to receive updates on the programs as well as be notified of opportunities for citizen participation please subscribe to the City’s CDBG email list.




The City of Trenton invites public comment on a Substantial Amendment to the Fiscal Year 2019 Annual Action Plan. The public comment period will end on November 9, 2020. The substantial amendment is available for review online at www.trentonnj.org/febpublicnotices or can be emailed upon request by calling 609-989-3521 (7-1-1 TDD - NJ Relay Center) or emailing gadouglas@trentonnj.org.

Notice is hereby given, that the City of Trenton will hold a virtual public hearing on Thursday November 5, 2020 at 5:30 P.M. Instructions to access the virtual meeting is listed below. 

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For additional information about the meeting or to arrange for special accommodations or alternative document formats contact gadouglas@trentonnj.org


Original Budget

New Budget






CDBG-CV Economic Development Loans




CDBG-CV Emergency Shelter Operations



- $400,000.00

CDBG-CV Buildings and Improvements




CDBG-CV Meal Delivery/Food Banks Program




CDBG-CV Mortgage, Rent, and Utility Relief Program (NEW)








The purpose of the hearing is to discuss the proposed amendment to the FY 2019 Annual Action Plan CARES Act allocation of funds. The City plans to reallocate unexpended CARES Act funds to create a new CDBG-CV Mortgage, Rent, and Utility Relief Program and provide additional funding to the CDBG-CV Food Banks and/or Meal Delivery Programs.  Both programs will provide assistance to low to moderate income City of Trenton households or individuals who experience economic hardship as a result of the Covid-19 Pandemic. Comments on the Substantial Amendment may be submitted by participating in the public hearing described above or by emailing comments to  gadouglas@trentonnj.org.   All comments must be received by 4:30 pm, Monday November 9, 2020.

The City of Trenton intends to submit the Substantial Amendment to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on or about November 16, 2020. City Council is expected to take action on Substantial Amendment on November 12, 2020 at their regular meeting.  

La información será proporcionada en español a petición.

Notice of Public Hearing & Substantial Amendment to the City of Trenton FY 2019 Annual Action Plan

FY2019 Substantial Amendment to the Annual Action Plan #2

Combined Notice Finding of No Significant Impact Notice of Intent to Request Release Funds

City of Trenton 2019 CAPER

City of Trenton 2019 ESG CAPER

2020-24 Consolidated Plan & FY2020 AAP CP Power Point

Notice of Public Display & Public Hearing 2020-24 CON PLAN 2020 AAP

COT Draft 2020-24 Consolidated Plan and 2020 Annual Action Plan

2015 Consolidated Plan & Annual Action Plan Substantial Amendment June

  1. Division of Housing Production

    Physical Address
    319 East State St
    3rd Floor Annex
    Trenton, NJ 08608

    Phone: 609-989-3518

  2. Farrah Gee

    Contract Administrator 2
    Phone: 609-989-3516

  3. Andres Lomi

    Real Estate Manager
    Phone: 609-989-3548