The Department of Development coordinates the administration of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
. The City of New Rochelle receives annual federal funding for community projects and programs targeting low-income and special needs persons.
According to HUD guidelines, the City’s priority is to fund activities that are of the most benefit to low and moderate-income persons. Funding applications must indicate how benefits will be extended to these citizens.