The consolidated plan identifies how the County will allocate the resources it expects to receive from HUD to address the priority housing and community development needs outlined in the new Consolidated Plan.
The 2020 DRAFT Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER), is an outline of the County's major initiatives and highlights that were proposed and executed throughout the 2020 program year.
The DeKalb Regional Land Bank is a government entity that focuses on converting vacant, abandoned and tax-delinquent properties to productive use in order to stabilize neighborhoods and promote quality housing, encourage new industry and generate additional jobs. The DeKalb County BOC and CEO approved the intergovernmental agreement that established the DeKalb Regional Land Bank in August 2011. The City of Decatur and DeKalb County are the current partners in the land bank.
The DeKalb Sustainable Neighborhoods Initiative (DSNI) is a pilot program that fosters a collaborative, cross-sector, community-based approach to improving the quality of life in DeKalb neighborhoods. Communities participating in the DeKalb Sustainable Neighborhoods Initiative have the opportunity to work with the assets in their area, including collaborating with a variety of agencies, organizations and institutions that share an interest in the community, in order to craft a comprehensive approach for improving the quality of life in their neighborhoods.
The mission of the Community Development Department is to develop viable urban communities that principally benefit low-to-moderate income persons and work collaboratively with nonprofit agencies, governmental entities at all levels, the busine