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Five-Year Consolidated Plan (FY 2017 - FY 2022)/  Strategic Plan/ FY 2017 Annual Action Plan

Consistent with the requirements of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the City of Norfolk will be developing both the five-year Consolidate/Strategic Plan for FY 2017 through FY 2022 and the FY 2017 Annual Action Plan.  Both Plans focus on federal resources under the Community Development Block Grant Program, HOME Investment Partnership Program and the Emergency Solutions Grant Program. The Consolidated/Strategic Plan describes actives planned for coming five year period.  The Annual Action Plan identifies activities that will be carried out during FY 2017.  The approved Annual Action Plan will become effective July 1, 2016. The City of Norfolk anticipates distributing approximately $4.6 million in funds based on prior year allocations.

The following activities will be phased in over the coming five-year period:

  • Economic Development
  • Workforce Development
  • Homeowner Rehabilitation
  • First-time Homebuyer Assistance
  • Community Infrastructure Improvements
  • Facility and Site Improvements 
  • Homeless and Homelessness Prevention
  • Nuisance Abatement and Board-Ups

The City of Norfolk’s Department of Neighborhood Development will hold a public input session on Monday, February 1, 2016 at 6:00 PM.  The specific purpose of the Public Input Session is to gain input from residents on priority needs and proposed activities to be funded with the Fiscal Year 2017 HUD allocations.  The public input session will be held in the City Council conference room located at the City Hall Building: 810 Union Street, 10th Floor, Norfolk, VA 23510. 

If special assistance for the disabled is needed, please contact the Department of Neighborhood Development at 757-664-4080; TDD 711.  The contact person for the Annual Plan is Ms. Leila LaRock, Program Administrator, HUD Entitlement Unit, for the City of Norfolk, who may be reached at 757-664-4779 or .

The City of Norfolk does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin in admission, access to, treatment or employment in its federally assisted programs or activities.


The HUD Entitlement unit administers four federal entitlement community grant programs provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development including:

In addition to the federal entitlement community development programs, the unit provides grant related support to city departments. It is our goal to provide a coordinated approach to grant application submission to avoid duplication of effort and internal competition.

Based on an assessment of citywide needs and priorities, trained, experienced staff works on site with departments and organizations to develop and submit high quality proposals. Furthermore, this program is designed to efficiently manage all federal, state, and other available funding sources received by the City of Norfolk.