Community Development

Mission Statement

The mission of the City of Lancaster - Community Development Department is to:
  • Design, implement and administer the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and related programs in response to community needs.
  • Expand affordable housing through planning, coordinating and monitoring of housing programs on an interagency basis.
  • Insure housing accessibility for all through the promotion of Fair Housing standards.
  • Promote Economic Development.
  • Seek funding from federal, state and private sources to implement programs within the City of Lancaster, in the interest of creating a better community.

The second Public Hearing regarding the City’s CDBG FY2020 funds was held Thursday, May 28, 2020, at 3:00 p.m. by video conference. Please click on the Public Hearing #2 (Link) above to listen to the recording. Updated timeline information can be found in the REVISED Programming Schedule, also linked above.