Office of Community Development

Serving the people of Rockland County & improving the quality of life
The Office of Community Development serves the people of Rockland County by obtaining federal and state grants to provide affordable housing and improve the quality of life to low and moderate income residents in Rockland in an ethical, courteous, timely and cost-effective manner.

CARES Act Grant funding

Applications are now open for $3.5 Million in CARES Act Grant funding for Small Businesses, Non-Profits, and for Rental Relief – More Information and Applications Available Here

Public Comment and Hearing

Public Comment and Hearing for 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan and 2020/2021 Action Plan.
Please see notice for more information

Grants, Programs & Services

Community Development Block Grants
This program provides grants funds to local and State governments to be used to develop viable urban communities by providing decent housing with a suitable living environment and expanding economic opportunities to assist low- and moderate-income residents. Read more...

Home Investment Partnership Program

A Federal grant program designed to help jurisdictions expand the supply of decent and affordable rental and ownership housing for low and very low income persons. Read more...

Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS

The HOPWA program provides housing assistance and supportive services for low-income people with HIV/AIDS and their families. Read more...

Emergency Solutions Grant

The purpose of the ESG program is to assist individuals and families quickly regain stability in permanent housing after experiencing a housing crisis or homelessness. Read more...