Long Beach Community Development Block Grant

Grand Opening of Ramona Park Apartments Celebrated

ramonaseniors The City of Long Beach today celebrated the grand opening of Ramona Park Apartments, a two-story, 61-unit rental complex that will provide affordable, quality housing for low- and very low-income seniors. Together with The Long Beach Community Investment Company (LBCIC), Palm Communities, and Western Community Housing, the City is proud to open the doors to this warm and contemporary senior living community.

Congresswoman Richardson Announces Long Beach Awarded $9 Million in HUD Grants

Congresswoman Laura Richardson Congresswoman Laura Richardson Congresswoman Laura Richardson announced Tuesday that Long Beach has been awarded $9.09 million in grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). These grants were awarded through three different HUD programs targeted at providing decent housing and living environments for low- and moderate-income persons.

Councilmembers DeLong & Garcia Travel To Washington DC to Lobby Congress

Photo by Adam Fagen Photo by Adam Fagen Long Beach City Councilmembers Gary DeLong and Robert Garcia will travel to Washington, D.C. today to meet with local members of Congress, House and Senate staff, the Army Corps of Engineers and officials in the Obama Administration.

Tree Warriors Set Out to Plant New Trees Along the Atlantic Corridor Tomorrow

Dirt Day Have you ever witnessed your community being revitalized right before your eyes?  Everyone is invited to join Tree Warriors as we plant several new trees along the Atlantic Corridor.  Also, volunteers are needed to help plant trees.  

How is federal housing money spent in Long Beach?

neighborhood stabilization housing grants Long Beach residents can learn how federal Housing and Urban Development money is spent in their neighborhood by attending the Anaheim Street Community Police Center’s monthly meeting tonight, Tuesday, May 18, from 5:00 to 6:30 pm at the Mark Twain Neighborhood Library Community Room, 1401 E.

Completion of Arlington storm drain project capped with ribbon-cutting ceremony Saturday

long-beach-city-seal The City of Long Beach is holding a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Saturday to celebrate the grand opening of a new storm drain system that will alleviate flooding in the Arlington neighborhood, which has experienced severe flooding at least seven times during the past 20 years.

DLBA pledges financial support to downtown groups applying for neighborhood grants

valentine specials The Downtown Long Beach Associates (DLBA) is offering up to $2,500 to support any established Downtown residential association/neighborhood organization’s application for a Neighborhood Partners Program (NPP) grant that is approved by City Council.

What is the Community Development Block Grant and it’s Advisory Commission

community-development-grants The Community Development Advisory Commission (CDAC) is appointed by the Mayor and Long Beach City Council to provide citizen support and advice on matters related to the plans to use Community Development Block Grant funds that come from Housing and Urban Development grants.

1,000th Long Beach business benefits from Neighborhood Investment Program

small-business-grants The City of Long Beach’s Community Development Department will award a $2,000 business start-up grant to their 1,000th new business on Tuesday, November 17. Mayor Bob Foster Councilman and Robert Garcia will present the check to the recipient – Mr.

Long Beach rejects assertion that 14th Street Stake Park Project is ‘stimulus waste’

long-beach-skate-park The City of Long Beach today defended the multiple community benefits of a proposed skate park expansion and rejected a Senator’s assertion that the project is an inappropriate use of Stimulus dollars. Today, Senator Tom Coburn (R-Oklahoma) released a list of 100 projects that he believes are not appropriate uses of Stimulus dollars passed by Congress. 

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