Cobb County Government

Since 1982, Cobb County has qualified to receive Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds from the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development [HUD]. The primary objective of the CDBG Program is to help develop viable urban communities, principally for low and moderate income persons, by providing decent housing, a suitable living environment, and expanded economic opportunities.





News & Events

Upcoming Grant Application Workshops

The Cobb County CDBG Program Office is conducting application workshops for Program Year 2019 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnership (HOME), and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Programs. Click the link below for additional information regarding the date, time, and location of each grant application workshop.


Please click the link below to view the Grant Application Overview Presentation that will be presented at each grant application workshop.

Grant Application Overview Workshop Presentation

CDBG, ESG & HOME Grant Application Workshop Handout

2017 Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER) Draft

In accordance with the federal regulations found in 24 CFR 570, Cobb County has prepared this Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) for the period of January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017. The CAPER presents the County’s progress in carrying out projects and activities pursuant to the Program Year (PY) 2017 Annual Action Plan for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME), and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funds it received from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to principally benefit low-to-moderate-income individuals in the County.

A public review meeting was held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 8, 2018 at the Cobb County Board of Commissioners Room located at 100 Cherokee Street, Marietta, Georgia to receive comments on the draft of Cobb County’s PY2017 CAPER for the time period of January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017. The public comment period for the PY2017 CAPER  concluded Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.

Please click the link below to review details regarding the 2017 CAPER.



PY2018 Annual Action Plan

Cobb County is an entitlement community eligible to receive direct assistance under the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program. Cobb County is also a participating jurisdiction under the HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) and a formula grantee under the Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG). The County’s CDBG Program Office is responsible for the development and administration of the Consolidated Plan and Annual Action Plan.

PY 2018 Annual Action Plan Draft