The Office of Planning and Development administers applications and provides assistance to the recipients of several grant programs whose goal is to fund activities that will benefit disabled or low-income persons, expand the supply of decent, affordable housing and address homelessness.  

Community Development Block Grants are made available to non-entitlement municipalities and organizations serving low to moderate income persons. Funds may be used toward projects providing housing rehabilitation, public services, community facilities, improvements to in fracture, development and planning.

Click here to learn more about the CDBG program and guidelines from DCED.

View project locations and funding amounts through our web app.  

HOME Grants provide resources to develop and maintain affordable housing. Funds may be used for new construction for affordable housing, housing rehabilitation of housing for qualified homeowners, and down payment assistance.

Click here to learn more about the HOME program and guidelines from DCED.

The Emergency Solutions Grant, formerly Emergency Shelter Grant, provides assistance with street outreach, shelter, rapid re-housing, and homelessness prevention. Applications are accepted from local governments.

Click here to learn more about ESG from DCED.  

Contact Information:

Office of Planning & Development
670 Old Harrisburg Rd.
Suite 100 ​
Gettysburg, PA 17325
Phone:​ (717) 337-9824​
Fax:​ (717) 334-0786​

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