The Community Development and Housing programs help revitalize the City’s neighborhoods, address income inequality in the City, and improve the quality of the City’s housing. The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) staff also manages a number of federal programs including the Housing Rehabilitation Program, the Replacement Housing Program, and the Commercial Rehabilitation Program. Learn about our 2020-2024 Consolidate Plan Process.

If you have questions please contact the Planning Department at (608) 789-7512.

File a complaint relating to the city's fair housing ordinance.


Channel 8 

City of La Crosse announces grants for child care businesses, homelessness - June 12, 2020

City of La Crosse drafting $518K CDBG CARES Act funding plan - May 18, 2020

La Crosse small businesses receiving over $366,000 in relief grants - May 8, 2020

La Crosse to receive over $500,000 from federal Community Development Block Grant - March 31, 2020

La Crosse Mayor asking residents to take Community-Wide Needs Survey - October 15, 2020

Channel 19

The City of La Crosse lends a hand to its small business owners - April 13, 2020

City of La Crosse sets up resource page - April 3, 2020

La Crosse gets $518K in federal COVID-19 funding - March 31, 2020 

City offering grants, loans to businesses hurt by pandemic - March 20, 2020

Hamilton Elementary School’s vision comes to life - March 10, 2020

La Crosse Tribune 

La Crosse launches grant program for homeless services and childcare centers - June 11, 2020

La Crosse officials aim to use federal COVID-19 funding for homeless community, child care - May 14, 2020

City launches webpage to help La Crosse residents find help during pandemic - April 4, 2020

Gundersen to donate $1.2 million to Hamilton expansion; project unanimously approved by La Crosse school board - March 11, 2020

La Crosse to receive $300,000 grant for lead-based paint removal in area homes - February 13, 2020 

Community Development Block Grant Covid-19 Funding

Now Accepting Comments

Post Date:04/17/2020 3:30 PM

The City of La Crosse anticipates receiving $518,988 in new Community Development Block Grant funding to address the negative impact of Covid-19 in our Community. We will be amending our Consolidated Plan and are currently considering the following programs to address the community's needs:

  1. Small Business Relief Grants
  2. Child Care Center Grants 
  3. Funding to address homelessness needs 
  4. Expanded community gardens

Please let us know your thoughts and opinions on unmet needs and the areas we have identified. 

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