Community Development Block Grant

 The City of Woonsocket is a designated entitlement community funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to participate in the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program.  These funds are allocated to address a wide range of unique community development needs such as affordable housing, anti-poverty programs, expansion of economic opportunities and infrastructure development, principally for low and moderate income persons.  The Housing and Community Development Division ensures the proper administration of these funds.