The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), which is directed by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), supports community development efforts to build stronger and more resilient communities. CDBG activities may include clearance/acquisition, rehabilitation, and in some cases, new construction of housing.

The HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) is a block grant directed by HUD and is designed to create and rehabilitate affordable housing, as well as provide homeowner assistance for very low- and low-income households.

The HOME Investment Partnerships American Rescue Plan Program (HOME-ARP) is a HUD-directed block grant administered through HOME that provides funding for reducing homelessness and increasing housing stability.

The Housing Trust Fund Program (HTF), also directed by HUD, provides block grants for the production and preservation of affordable housing for extremely low-income households, including those with special needs, those that are homeless, and those that are at risk of homelessness.