Jefferson County, Alabama

Community Development (Non-Housing)



Mr. Nathan Salter, Grant Administration
Suite A-430
716 Richard Arrington Jr., Blvd North            
Birmingham, AL 35203     
Phone: (205) 521-7569
Fax: (205) 325-5095

CDBG Policies and Procedures

Citizen's Participation Plan

Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Plan




Jefferson County will hold a public hearing regarding the proposed 2020-21 One-Year Action Plan and 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan on July 10, 2020 at 9:00 AM in room A-430 of the Jefferson County Courthouse located at 716 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd N, Birmingham, AL 35203.  Further information can be obtained contacting the Office of Community Services & Workforce Development at (205) 325-5761.  Special accommodations are available upon request for those with disabilities and for those with limited English skills.  Those requiring special accommodations should call this number, in advance for assistance.

Special accommodations are available, upon request, for those with disabilities and those with limited English proficiency. Those requiring special accommodations or questions regarding the Plan, should call 325-5761 in advance for assistance.


Copies of proposed One-Year Action Plan and Consolidated Plan may also be reviewed online below or by calling 325-5761.  Arrangements can also be made to meet the Special Needs Requirements of those with disabilities as well as those with limited English proficiency.  Those in this category should contact the Office of Community Services & Workforce Development and telephone number leaving a message with their name and number if they reach voicemail.  Copies will also be provided to the 33 participating consortium cities: Adamsville, Argo, Brighton, Brookside, Cardiff, Center Point, Clay, Fairfield, Fultondale, Gardendale, Graysville, Homewood, Hoover, Hueytown, Irondale, Kimberly, Leeds, Lipscomb, Maytown, Midfield, Morris, Mountain Brook, Mulga, North Johns, Pinson, Pleasant Grove, Sylvan Springs, Tarrant, Trafford, Trussville, Vestavia Hills, Warrior, and West Jefferson.

Comments must be submitted prior to 5:00 p.m. on July 10, 2020.  Written comments must be submitted to the following:

Jefferson County Office of Community Services & Workforce Development

716 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N, Ste. A-430

Birmingham, AL 35203

Attn: Consolidated Plan and Annual Action Plan Comments

Proposed Five-Year Consolidated Plan for Program Years 2020-2024 and One-Year Action Plan for 2020


The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program funds are provided to Jefferson County, Alabama from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to develop viable urban communities by providing decent housing and a suitable living environment, and by expanding economic opportunities, principally for low- and moderate-income persons. Applications for CDBG Program Year 2021 Non-Housing Funding will be announced later this year.


Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Program funds are allocated to service providers to assist individuals and families quickly regain stability in permanent housing after experiencing a housing crisis or homelessness. The following activities are eligible components of ESG: street outreach, emergency shelter, homelessness prevention, rapid re-housing assistance, and data collection through the Homelessness Management Information System or HMIS.  

The Consolidated


Consolidated Plans for Community Development Programs

The Consolidated Plan is designed to help states and local jurisdictions to assess their affordable housing and community development needs and market conditions, and to make data-driven, place-based investment decisions.  The consolidated planning process serves as the framework for a community-wide dialogue to identify housing and community development priorities.  The Jefferson County Commission encourages citizensí participation and input to ascertain actual "grass roots" needs.  For more information contact Frederick Hamilton at the number or email listed above.

Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice

Five-Year Consolidated Plan for Program Years 2015-2019 and One-Year Action Plan for 2015 


2016-17 Action Plan for CDBG, HOME and ESG Programs


2017-18 Action Plan for CDBG- HOME and ESG Programs

2018-19 Action Plan for CDBG, HOME, and ESG Programs

2019-20 Action Plan for CDBG, HOME, and ESG Programs

Jefferson County 2010 Five-Year Consolidated Plan (October 1, 2010 - September 30, 2015):

Community Development Program Amendments


Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER)

In the CAPER, Jefferson County reports on accomplishments and progress toward Consolidated Plan goals in the prior year.  Below are the Jefferson County CAPERs associated with the 2010 Five-Year Consolidated Plan.