The City of Watsonville has programs to help low income people purchase and rehabilitate homes. The City of Watsonville recognizes the importance of home ownership and we have a number of programs that assist people in finding housing in Watsonville.
Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Office of Community Planning and Development (CPD) annually reviews the performance of each jurisdiction covered by 24 CFR Part 91. Each jurisdiction covered by this part has an approved 5-year Consolidated Plan, Annual Action Plan, Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER), and is a recipient of funds made available under one or several programs administered by HUD.
The City of Watsonville has an approved Consolidated Plan and is a recipient of funds made available under the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. In conducting a performance review for a jurisdiction, HUD primarily relies on information obtained from the jurisdiction's Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER).
Each jurisdiction that has an approved Consolidated Plan and Annual Action Plan must submit a CAPER to HUD.