Jefferson County, Alabama

Grant Management (Non-Housing)



Dr. Frederick L. Hamilton, Director

Suite A-430
716 Richard Arrington Jr., Blvd North           
Birmingham, AL 35203    
Phone: (205) 325-5785
Fax: (205) 325-5095

Citizens' Participation Plan for Community Development Programs

Emergency Solutions Grant Program The Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Program funds are allocated to service providers to assist individuals and families quickly regain stability in permanent housing after experiencing a housing crisis or homelessness. The following activities are eligible components of ESG: street outreach, emergency shelter, homelessness prevention, rapid re-housing assistance, and data collection through the Homelessness Management Information System or HMIS.  Agencies seeking to apply for ESG funds should click the link below to access the application.

About Non-Housing CDBG

The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program funds are provided to Jefferson County, Alabama from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to develop viable urban communities by providing decent housing and a suitable living environment, and by expanding economic opportunities, principally for low- and moderate-income persons.

2020 CDBG Non-Housing Construction Application

2020 CDBG Public Service Application


Community Development Block Grant - Disaster Recovery Program (CDBG-DR)

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has provided flexible grants to help Jefferson County, Alabama recover from Presidentially declared disasters, especially in low-income areas. The purpose of the CDBG-DR Program is to rebuild the affected areas and provide crucial funds necessary to start the rebuilding process.



Community Development Program Amendments


Consolidated Plans for Community Development Programs

The Consolidated Plan is designed to help states and local jurisdictions to assess their affordable housing and community development needs and market conditions, and to make data-driven, place-based investment decisions.  The consolidated planning process serves as the framework for a community-wide dialogue to identify housing and community development priorities.  The Jefferson County Commission encourages citizensí participation and input to ascertain actual "grass roots" needs.  For more information contact Yolanda Burrells Caver at the number or email listed above.

Five-Year Consolidated Plan for Program Years 2015-2019 and One-Year Action Plan for 2015 

Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice

2016-17 Action Plan for CDBG, HOME and ESG Programs

2017-18 Action Plan for CDBG- HOME and ESG Programs

2018-19 Action Plan for CDBG, HOME, and ESG Programs

Proposed 2019-20 Action Plan One-Year Use of Funds Summary 30-Day Comment Period (6/13/19-7/15/19) for CDBG, HOME, and ESG Programs

Proposed 2019-20 Action Plan 30-Day Comment Period (6/13/2019-7/15/2019) for CDBG, HOME, and ESG Programs


Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER)

In the CAPER, Jefferson County reports on accomplishments and progress toward Consolidated Plan goals in the prior year.