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The Office of Strategic Planning and Community Development (formerly Malden Redevelopment Authority) is located at 215 Pleasant St., 3rd Floor.

Program Year 2021 (City FY 2022) CDBG and HOME Programs Schedule

Tuesday, December 29, 2020

The Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) has established a schedule for the Program Year 2021 (City FY 2022) CDBG and HOME programs, including dates for CDBG applications, public hearings, and the Annual Action Plan. While CDBG applications have set deadlines, HOME applications are rolling throughout the year.

January 12, 2021: Public Hearing #1, at 5:30pm via Zoom. The hearing includes public input on community needs, current programs and strategies, priorities for housing, addressing homelessness, neighborhood preservation and revitalization, and economic opportunity that might be addressed with CDBG or HOME funding. The hearing will include an overview of the CDBG and HOME programs, Consolidated Plan goals and objectives, and the Annual Action Plan process.

January 13, 2021: CDBG Applications Made Available. Click here for PY 2021 (City FY 2022) Application. CDBG applications are due February 16 at 5:00pm. 

January 19, 2021: CDBG Application Technical Support, at 5:30pm via Zoom. This meeting is for potential CDBG applicants to seek and receive technical assistance regarding CDBG applications.

February 16, 2021: CDBG Applications Due. Applications are due by February 16, 2021 by 5:00pm. Applications must be submitted electronically. Instructions will be included in the application.

March 8, 2021: Public Comment Period Begins. The draft Annual Action Plan will be made available for review and public comment online at for a 30-Day Public Comment period from March 8 to April 8, 2021.Comments on the Annual Action Plan may be emailed to or sent in writing on or before April 8, 2021 to the Malden Redevelopment Authority, 215 Pleasant Street, Third Floor, Malden, MA 02148, Attn: Alex Pratt.

March 16, 2021: Public Hearing #2, at 5:30pm via Zoom. The public hearing includes discussion of and public feedback on the draft Annual Action Plan.

April 8, 2021: Public Comment Period Ends.

May 15, 2021: Annual Action Plan Submitted to HUD. The Annual Action Plan is due to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development no later than May 15, 2021.

July 1, 2021: Program Year 2021 Begins.