Community Development

Through federal Community Development Block Grant entitlement funds, this division of the Planning and Inspections Department expands opportunities and housing choices for low and moderate income persons living in Dover and protects the public health and welfare of Dover citizens, especially low and moderate income persons, by preventing or eliminating slums or neighborhoods blight, and correcting serious deficiencies in public facilities. It performs the following tasks:

  • Provide CDBG Grants to Sub-Recipients that provide services to low/moderate income persons.
  • Provides rehabilitation assistance to sub-recipients who service low/moderate income persons.
  • Provides housing assistance to emergency shelters for the homeless.
  • Provides sub-recipient grants to community non-profit organizations which have applied to the City for various activities.

Important Documents

Affordable-Homeownership-in-Dover Tier 1 Review.pdf 

Draft City of Dover Action Plan FY2024.pdf 

Fair Housing Policy.pdf 

FY22 City of Dover CAPER.pdf  

Community Development Guidelines Homeownership Down Payment and Settlement Assistance Program.pdf 

HUD 2024 Income Limits.pdf 

City of Dover 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan Final Plan with attachments.pdf