Urban Programs

The Urban Programs is a sub-division of the Community Development Division

NEW! FY2022 CDBG Applications

CDBG applications/proposals for FY2022 are available, with a deadline of January 28, 2021 midnight. Please read the Application Guidelines before applying to familiarize yourself with the requirements. 

Applications will be submitted electronically through JotForm; you can save and continue work in stages.  If prompted, you do not need to create an account.  There's an option to skip at the bottom of that pop-up screen, in tiny print. A blank application is also available to download and review in advance.

FY2022 CDBG Application/Proposal

Please reach out to Carrie Schena schenac@nashuanh.gov or Joany Ilg ilgj@nashuanh.gov with any questions or concerns. We are happy to assist! 

Other recent Urban Programs items include:

Substantial Amendment to the FY20 Action Plan/Consolidated Plan, acceptance of CDBG-CV funding under the CARES Act of 2020, and amending the Citizen Participation Plan. The City reprogrammed existing CDBG funds and accept/use the new appropriation to respond to the Coronovirus public health crisis.  The details of the Amendment may be found in this memo

2020 Consolidated Plan - This plan has been finalized, the final version will be posted once formatting editing is complete. The final version did not significantly change from this draft.


Our mission is to:
  • Help identify community needs to improve the quality of life for lower-income families and individuals
  • Collaborate with community groups, faith-based organizations, developers and investors
  • Obtain and administer federal, state, local and private resources to address community needs
  • Evaluate program outcomes, impact to the community and effectiveness of the grants
  • Promote Fair and Equal Housing
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Matters Overseen by Nashua’s Urban Programs Department

The City of Nashua is an entitlement community. Meaning we receive Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnership funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) each year. These funds are based on a formula and announced each year by HUD. In order to receive these funds, the City of Nashua must prepare a "Consolidated Plan" for approval by HUD at least every five years and an Annual Action Plan for each of those five years.

Consolidated Plan

The Consolidated Plan is a five-year strategic plan that provides a course of action for building livable communities throughout the City. The Plan describes the City’s goals and objectives to address priority needs related to affordable housing, homelessness, non-homeless special needs populations and community development, which includes economic development, revitalization, community infrastructure, and public services.

Click here for a PDF copy of the City's current Consolidated Plan (Including the FY17 Action Plan