CDBG Program Funding

The City of East Lansing is required to provide the following reports to the Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) in order to remain compliant for funding.

2020 Action Plan

The PY20 Action Plan (PDF) outlines proposed program activities, which are funded by HUD, for the July 1, 2020-June 30, 2021 grant year. It is important to note that all Action Plan documents are uploaded into the federal government reporting system. As such, this report reflects all template information required by HUD       

2019 CAPER and Public Comment Period

At the end of each program year, the City prepares a Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER), which reports on all of the federally-funded activities occurring in the last 12-month period. The City of East Lansing has completed the 2019 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program CAPER, covering activities from July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020. The formal 15-calendar day comment period on the CAPER begins on December 14, 2020 and concludes on December 28, 2020. Written comments regarding the CAPER document may be submitted and should be addressed via email to Amy Schlusler-Schmitt at, or, mailed to the East Lansing Department of Planning, Building and Development, C/O Amy Schlusler-Schmitt, 410 Abbot Rd., East Lansing, MI 48823 no later than 5 p.m. on December 28, 2020.  If members of the public would like to receive a printed copy of the document to review, please call Amy Schlusler-Schmitt at (517) 319-6931 and accommodations will be made to have the document mailed to you.

Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing

Each year, the City of East Lansing certifies that it will uphold Fair Housing laws and ensure that there are no "Impediments to Fair Housing" in East Lansing. The Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing (PDF) is an analysis of policies and procedures related to fair housing and evaluation of potential housing discrimination patterns in East Lansing.

Citizen Participation Plan

The Citizen Participation Plan (PDF) outlines the process used each year for determining priority needs and creating an Annual Action plan of CDBG funds.